I’m not sure if anyone has come to this conclusion yet, but it seems clear that there are some connections between the character from the new television series “V” and the character from ’50s hero from Ayn Rand’s epic “Atlas Shrugged.”
Both are the clarion call for defenders of liberty, both are mysterious to the viewer/reader at the beginning of the story, and both have the name John. Come on people, it’s right in front of your face!
John May from “V”:
John Galt from “Atlas Shrugged”: