“We fear the plague has come again,” the pale human sighed, “but we cannot be entirely sure.”
He took a long drink from his flagon before he continued.
“Well, to be fair, if we were more inclined to enter the fray, we could find out the nature of the thing. We are not so inclined. Laziness, fear, call it what you like, we pay well for others to go places. Why should this be any different?”