6 Random Beats from All Plots

A Clandestine ExchangeA clandestine exchange occurs in a dark alley.
Unwanted VisitorsApparitions rising from the sewers cause witnesses to lose their wits.
Chain of CommandA guard captain and the travelling merchant have a pleasant lunch. Their talk seems to be all business, and somewhat less than legal.
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.
Vanished ThievesThe Thieves Guild is fortifying their turf because they've lost crew. Nobody lost had pulled any large jobs and all went missing near the darkest parts of olde town.