Downhill from the old ruins of Kal Odun, the dungeons remain the one intact part of the dark fortress. The dungeons were used to house political prisoners and as the home for the Bound Prince – the mummy lord that lead the elite troops of the fortress.
The entry to the old dungeons is just behind a spring-fed sulfurous pond. A small stream leads from the pond into the dungeons proper, where it runs down the wall of a 30 foot drop to the lower levels. On rainy years, the drainage well fills up with the overflow, and the waters can rise as much as six feet above the floor level of the lower level – and the story of the escape of Prince Tauell occurs during a massive storm where the entire lower level was flooded with the waters threatening to overwhelm the ground…
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