Elya found the love of his life, well at least that is what he thought. He wanted to marry Myra a beautiful girl who turns 15 in 2 months but i big 57 year old man named Igor also wanted to marry her, They would decide by who had the biggest pig.
Elya went to Madam Zeroni to talk about his problem and asked for advice on Myra, so Madam Zeroni told Elya to take a piglet and take it up the mountain everyday and let it drink from the stream so it will get bigger and bigger until its Myra's birthday.
Boat to America
Elya took the pig up the mountain everyday for 2 months until it was finally Myras Birthday. He and the pig grew big and strong.
Starting a new life.
On Myra's birthday Igor and Elya brought there pigs but there was a problem, both pigs weighed the exact same. So Myra had an idea she would think of a number between 1 and 10 who ever guess the number or got the closest got to marry her. Elya thought this was disgusting how Myra couldn't see that Igor was not worthy of her beauty and stormed off leaving his pig.
Elya got on the next boat to America completely forgetting about his and Madam Zeroni's deal.
In America Elya found a new girl,they got married and had a little boy which they named Stanley Yelnats. But what he did not realize is that he and hes next generations of family members would be cursed forever.