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The Plague Doctor, a dark fantasy background

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NOTE: a new version of the Plague Doctor is available, along with three more backgrounds, in my newest work, Backstories, right at this link.

The Plague Doctor will remain as a pwyw preview of the Backstories bundle.

When there are no available clerics, in those lonely and forgotten
vales where the passing of a miracle-maker is a tale for generations,
and when the outbreak of plague pretends its toll, then plague doctors
rise and spread, offering a mundane but nevertheless effective cure to
the afflicted.

The plague doctor provides a new and interesting background, complete in traits and ideals, for those who wish to play as the antagonist of mortals' worst enemy: Death itself.

If you have any suggestion, please write a review and comment. I'm more than eager to update my works to make them more suitable.

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Pilleri F January 19, 2016 8:54 pm UTC
Thanks for your review, Kevin. :)
True, the plague doctor seems to work better with a PC that casts no healing spells. However, as a background is "what the adventurer used to do for a living" and not "what the adventurer does for a living", a plague doctor cleric could be a blessed healer that was granted the power to perform miracles by a deity as a gift for the efforts in hepling the afflicted.
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This title was added to our catalog on January 17, 2016.