Backgrounds for Masque of the Red Death in DnD Next
PhysicianSkills: Heal, Listen, Persuade, Search
Trait - Medical Professional: You have access to a hospital's medical procedures and the ability to write prescriptions for medicines and medical treatment.
OccultistSkills: Knowledge (Arcana and one additional field of study), Sense Motive, Spot.
Trait - Occult Library: You have access to a large library of book on the occult and may even have access to ritual magic.
Stage MagicianSkills: Disable Device or Use Rope, Escape Artist or Tumbling, Perform, Sleight of Hand.
Trait - Celebrity: You are well know as a stage performer and a comfortable in the spotlight and at ease using your celebrity to gain special treatment.
Consulting DetectiveSkills: Knowledge (Heraldry or Science), Gather Rumors, Search, Sense Motive.
Trait - Contacts: You have access to a group of dedicated contacts who can help you find information and who you trust.
Big Game HunterSkills: Knowledge (Folklore), Knowledge (Nature), Spot, Track.
Trait - Club Member: You have our member of a gentleman's social club who's membership is diverse and can help you with their experience.
ScientistSkills: Handle Animal, Knowledge (Sciences), Search, Spot.
Trait - Laboratory: You have access to a well stocked laboratory to aid in your endeavors.