Originally Posted by frakkingoff
They could have kept him anywhere. Clearly the LoS had bases throughout the world (the place in China, the place they launched their airplane from, etc.). But as you said, he might very well have been in the sewers with Bane for a while.
Why would he have gone crazy? The LoS wouldn't have kept him in solitary confinement, nor would they have treated him unnecessarily roughly. The sewers may not have sunlight, but I'm sure he was well-fed, provided with diversions (such as reading), etc. The LoS needed him to be mentally and physically in good shape, so he could perform the function they needed him for.
Sure, but he probably also saw the hopelessness of his situation. After six months, he probably felt it was pointless to resist and just went along with it, knowing it was his best chance for saving his family (who Bane was holding hostage).
Well the film should have made an attempt to explain what Pavel did during all that time. Although when Bane killed Pavel, how much time did the bomb have to expire? I have forgotten that part. If it was five more months for the bomb to go off when Bane killed Pavel, then he wasn't kept hostage for as long.