You must carry this pig up the mountain every day, then once you are done, you must carry me up the mountain.
Elya Yelnats falls madly in love with a girl in the village he lives in.
Elya Yelnats decides to ask Madame Zeroni for help.
I give up!
They are both thirty pounds, so you must pick a winner.
Madam Zeroni tells him that it is useless if he girl The likes lacks brains, but if he wants her hand in marriage (The biggest pig) He has to carry the runt up the mountain a bunch of times, and then carry her up.
So each day, Elya brought the pig up the mountain, and each day it got bigger and bigger.
Confident, Elya brought the pig to be weighed. It turned out both pigs were 30 pounds and his love had to choose a winner. Elya gives up and leaves for america.
So Elya left for America, starting a curse of bad luck that would not be broken until generations later.