The choice one makes can come with a great cost, some greater than others.” I know the price of success: dedication, hard work and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen ” (Frank Lloyd Wright). Jay Gatsby wealth was obtain illegal. With all his money and possession he still did not have the one thing he wanted the most. Nick Carraway a bond salesman who helps Jay Gatsby and Daisy reunion. Their reunion did not last long. Daisy was born into a rich family and she married a wealthy powerful man. Daisy life was not want it appeared. Myrtle Wilson felt in love with Tom Buchanan. He used her as an object. In the novel The Great Gatsby by F.Scott Fitzgerald the characters in the novel who gave and paid the ultimate cost.Jay Gatsby was introduce to wealth and luxury by Dan Cody. Then Cody died from heavy drinking and Gatsby was cheated out of his inheritance. That left Gatsby broke. Gatsby then dedicated himself to becoming a wealthy and successful man illegal. “See!” he cried triumphantly. “It’s a bona-fide piece of printed matter. It fooled me. This fella’s a regular Belasco. It’s a triumph. What thoroughness! What realism! Knew when to stop, too – didn’t cut the pages. But what do you want? What do you expect?” (Fitzgerald 49-50) Gatsby pictured a perfect life with Daisy in a big house. Thurman 2Daisy Buchanan was the great love of Jay Gatsby. When Gatsby went off to war Daisy felt in love with the rich Tom Buchanan. Even though she loved Gatsby she married Tom. Daisy want be loved and cherished. Tom gave Daisy everything she wanted but Tom repeatedly cheated on her with Myrtle. Daisy loves both men and was torn apart. “Oh, you want too much!” she cried to Gatsby. “I love you now – isn’t that enough? I can’t help what’s past.” She began to sob helplessly. “I did love him once – but I loved you too.”(Fitzgerald 261)Nick Carraway was Daisy cousin and neighbor of gatsby.