Hearing this, Dorothy and the Wizard exchanged startled glances, for they remembered how often Eureka had longed to eat a piglet.
Yet her disgrace and death would not bring back the piglet, but only serve to make Dorothy unhappy.
"The piglet that belonged to the Princess wore an emerald collar," said Eureka, loudly enough for all to hear.
A market woman as unconcernedly dropped some of the same golden fruit within a small pen where a piglet awaited a purchaser.
The placid cow chewed calmly on hay, and Joe put the piglet down.
Joe swerved to lock Emma's chickens in their coop and he scooped the piglet up under one arm.