The Poles called the little town Oswiecim...but the conquering Nazis have given it a new name. Now the young man who will eventually become Magneto faces the most unfathomable horrors of his life within the death camp known as Auschwitz-Birkenau. Whose familiar face will greet him? What will it take to survive? And in the face of such overwhelming inhumanity, how can our hero keep hope alive?