We begin at a time of war, specifically world war 1. A young James aka Jay Gatsby and Daisy a future Buchanan have fallen in love. Only for destiny to pull them apart as daisy cannot marry a young penniless fellow. To wait or to not wait is what she dwells on...
I will always love you Daisy, please wait for me.
I promise you I will
5 years later in New York Nick Carraway, Daisy's cousin, Nick moves to East Egg to a house his parents will rent for a year, unbeknowst to who his neighbor is.
Our story takes place in roaring twenties, a time of luxury, party, and technology.
Nick finally meets Daisy and her wealthy husband, Tom Buchanan, a lovely couple to the world that views them, but a nonetheless broken couple.
Delighted to meet you Nick!
Nick is soon to find that Tom has a mistress named Myrtle, the day they meet Tom presents Nick with what he thinks is a good time.
I'd like for you to meet Myrtle Wilson
Across the bay from the Buchanan's home lives a successful well known man, a charismatic secretive man, Jay Gatsby.