Sandokan and his friends are locked in a prison cell waiting for a chance to escape. The position is difficult as the cell is in a tower. Several guards stand watch over the door and two Thugs are positioned outside to stop them from trying to escape through the windows of the tower. Bedar has not forgotten his good friend Tremal-Naik and is planning to help them escape. When all hope seems lost, a guards brings food, inside which a file and rope have been hidden. They escape through a cell window. It is night time and Bedar is waiting for them outside with two elephants. He has managed to catch the two Thugs watching the tower unaware and has learned of Damna’s whereabouts.