Thranduil is Jay Gatsby and Bard is Daisy Buchanan. Thran had to go off into war when he and Bard first fell in love. Bard is devastated since this is the second love he’s lost and ends up marrying some douche. Years later Thran is successful, lives in a huge ass mansion and throws infamous parties all to get Bard’s attention and try to win him back. Except in this 1920s Gatsby Barduil AU, Thranduil lives, he and Bard get together and live happily ever after in their luxury with the Bardlings.