Nick and Gatsby talk about what happend last night. Gatsby tell Nick that he waited atthe Buchanan's until 4am. Nick explains to Gatsby that he should leave Long Island but Gatsby shoots that idea down becuase of his love for Daisy.
Gatsby tells Nick about the time he fell in love with Daisy and their past together. He reveals that had a lower social status than her. He also tell about he went off to fight in World War I and Daisy promised to wait for him. Instead she married Tom.
Nick leaves Gatsby's house and he arives really late to work. He is really distracted at work and ruminating about the whole situation. He even turns down a date with Jordan, showing how distracted he was.
George goes to Buchanans' mansion and confronts Tom about who the owner of the yellow car that killed his was is. Tom explains that it was Gatsby's car. Soon after George leaves with a pistol in his pocket.
After finding out who's car it was that killed his wife, George goes to Gatsby's house. He finds Gatsby in his pool. Without saying aything he then shoots and kills Gatsby first then himself.
Nick returns from work to find Gatsby floating dead in his pool. Nick imagine Gatsby's final thoughts and his depression.