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Pit of Despair[]

Inigo and Fezzik entering the Pit of Despair through the secret entrance.

The Pit of Despair is a secret dungeon containing The Machine, a torture device invented by Count Rugen. Westley is captured and taken there, where the Albino nurses him back to health so he can be tortured.

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In the novel, it was referred to as the Zoo of Death where Humperdinck kept animals and released them whenever he was in the mood for a hunt.