Elya Yelnats fell in love with Myra Menke. He wanted to marry her but so did Igor Barkov.
Elya doesn't take the piglet for the last time.
Myra's father rather have a fat pig than let her daughter get married.
Elya takes the pig to Myra's father
Madame Zeroni gave Elya a pig and told Elya to walk him up the lake everyday and on her birthday take the pig up for one last time and the pig will be bigger than Igor's.
Elya thought that he wouldn't need to take the pig up the mountain for the very last time.
Elya didn't take the pig up the mountain for the very last time because he didn't want to smell like a pig, Igor had his pig there aswell Myra's father said these are the two finest pigs I've ever seen. He put the two pigs on the scale and they weighed the same, He let Myra pick who to marry. Elya said to take the pig as a wedding gift and walked to the dock and sailed to America.
Elya went down to the dock and saw a knight there and asked if he could take Elya to America