Nick Carraway follows directions to his rented cottage in West Egg on Long Island.
Jimmy Gatz, now Jay Gatsby, remembers his own early love for Daisy Fay. He won and lost her love when he was a young Officer going off to the Great War.
Criminal activities suggest Gatsby's financial gains are through corruption.
Gatsby looks at a flashing green light over the bay willing Daisy, who now lives in East Egg with her husband Tom Buchanan, to come over the water to his beautiful mansion, and back to him.