•Elya Yelnats is the great-great grandfather of Stanley. Elya felt in love with Myra
•Elya and a other man ,Igor Barkov, asked to the hand of Myra. Igor offered a fat pig and Elya a heard full of love. But the father rather have a pig
their are exactly the same height
Elya went to see Madame Zeroni, she gived him a pig.He need to carry the pig every day to a steam on the top of a mountain and sing to him when he drinking.Then the pig should be bigger than igor's pig
•The request is that he should carry up to the mountain to, but if he failed to do this, he and his family would be doomed for all of eternity
•At the day,The 2 pigs had exactly the same height,The father ans Myra couldn't decides so she asked to pick a number so that she decide.
•Elya gave his pig as a widding present and went away.And forget Madame Zeroni