6 Random Beats from All Plots

Quenched SorrowsThe Smith gets drunk, and lets some things slip. It's obvious he needs help, but he's very proud of his capabilities.
A ReprimandThe blowhard thug talks with a travelling merchant. Something the merchant says turns the thug pale.
The Missing GirlRumors circulate that a shopkeeper's daughter has gone missing.
An Offal TrailA trail of offal leads to a underground lab that is defended by ghoulish cult guards.
Thug LifeA bard is warned about paying his fair share of "insurance" by a blowhard band of thugs.
The Burning ForgeOne of the smaller forges in town catches fire. The smith is livid, and takes his frustrations out on an apprentice. Nobody seems convinced that the apprentice is to blame.