It is rumored that there is an underground movement of Djornti doctors known as the Plague Doktors. They meet in secret and hide their faces behind various bird masks. Their goal is to create the most exquisitely painful and horribly lethal disease ever recorded, then release it in an epidemic of catastrophic proportions. Of course, there is no evidence of such a society, and the Physicians' Guild denies the existence of such a group. Still, many Djornti doctors secretly hope that they may one day be invited to join.