After surviving several actions Alicia and her family are taken to a new ghetto where and action takes place where Alicia is taken to the woods to be shot. "How can you describe the death march of what seemed to be a sea of men, women, and children? We were defenseless, demoralized people being pushed, hit, and even killed by the Germans and Ukranians" Before she is shot Milek comes and distracts the Germans long enough for her to run away. Being separated from her mother and brother she desides to go to their meeting place back in Buczacz. A this point Alicia thinks that Milek is dead. What kind of feelings would she have towards someone who gave his life so she could live?