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  1. Public Bookmark 5

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    On that one summer afternoon, when the sun crowned it's golden rays upon that enchanting green light, Jay Gatsby was killed, leaving only the shattered remains of the man he played to perfection.

    Now abandoned by the light of his life, he'll have to figure out who Gatsby is, and find a new light for himself. All while his enemies encroach all around him. Will Gatsby rise back to the green and gold? Or will new colors crown his light?

    One thing is for certain.

    Nick Carraway will not let him drown again.


    Previously titled The Case with Carraway. I’m trying out this new title.

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    29 Sep 2020

  2. Public Bookmark 6

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    “I am not,” he repeats, he thinks, for the second time that day, “a tragic hero.”

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    18 Sep 2020

  3. Public Bookmark *

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    "I can buy you the whole damn city, old sport; anything you can possibly dream of," Gatsby whispers feverishly into Nick's ear, pressing a kiss to the other man's temple. "The New Amsterdam Theatre, Central Park Zoo, even....hell, even Lady Liberty, baby."

    Nick laughs and shakes his head, the liquor still warm in his throat and causing the world around him to spin too fast. If it weren't for Gatsby's arms around his waist, he'd surely be laying in a heap on the ground.

    "You don't need to buy me anything, Jay," he insists softly, feeling as if he's said such a thing too many times to count now.

    "But I could. I could buy-"

    Nick shakes his head again, turning around in Gatsby's arms and silencing him with a a lopsided smile and a sloppy kiss.

    "You could, yes, but you don't have to. In fact...in fact you could sell this grand palace of yours, Jay, and....and lose all of your damned money in the stock market, and I'd still want you."

    Gatsby doesn't respond, looking torn between disbelief and tears.

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    13 Sep 2020

  4. Public Bookmark 35

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    On the way back from the Plaza, Tom kills Myrtle instead of Daisy, and Nick and Jordan bear witness to it. Tom is beside himself in grief but is unwilling to go to jail or tell Wilson what happened. In a down spiral of desperation and fear, he coerces Nick and Jordan into a promise of silence surrounded by abuse, betrayal, and blackmail.

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    13 Sep 2020

  5. Public Bookmark 6

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    Grace's life has gone to shit, so she's started a diary, because what else do you do when you find out your boyfriend is cheating on you with your best friend?

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    23 Aug 2020