He is in a very dark room and all he can see is blackness.
After falling down a hole he wakes up and notices water and bread. He drinks the water and realizes it was poisoned. Later, he wakes up to seasoned meat next to him and he rubs it on the ropes so that the rats will gnaw him free.
The robed judges decide what they should sentence this man to after being found guilty during the Spanish Inquisition.