After the party, Gatsby fires all of his servants and replaces them to avoid gossip regarding his affair with Daisy.
Gatsby, Nick, and Jordan are all invited to drink at the Buchanans' house. Tom begins to know Gatsby better, but as Daisy grows increasingly uncomfortable, she suggests that they all go out to town.
As Tom, Nick, and Jordan pass by the Wilsons in the Valley of Ashes on their way to the city, Myrtle spots them and mistakes Jordan for Tom's wife.
After checking into a motel suite, Tom and Gatsby engage in a vicious argument in a competition for Daisy's love.
On their way home after the big fight between Daisy's two lovers, she accidentally rams into and kills Myrtle with Gatsby's car.
After leaving the crime scene and arriving home, Nick declines Jordan and Tom's invitations to drink some more in Tom's house. He finds Gatsby hiding in a bush, waiting to see if Tom abuses Daisy or if Daisy comes out to see him.