The Ninth Circle – a mysterious cult responsible for the plague has now come full-force to protect their haven from being raided by the fledgling vampire. The cult members are known as The Shepherd of the Damned, and their goals and motivations are unknown to mortals, only known fact is that their blood contains the disease in which causes the plague. Vampires will always be carriers with varying secondary effect depending on their clan. Nosferatu’s curse of hag skin is worsen to a degree to which madness will overtake the carrier, Toreador will be even more obsessed with “their” art and will introduce them to a whole new level of “crazy”. Their leader and founder is Bishop Vick.