6 Random Beats from All Plots

The Good LifeThe Guard Captain wears subtle but extremely expensive adornment. Investigation reveals a lower-class upbringing and a moderate town salary.
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.
A ReprimandThe blowhard thug talks with a travelling merchant. Something the merchant says turns the thug pale.
Lovers LeapMore distraught folks have been jumping from the bridge called Lover's Leap by locals. The last jumper was said to be a happily married merchant in the caravaner's guild.
Temporarily DetainedA guard catches a young thief in the marketplace. They go into an alley where the guard takes something from the thief and lets him escape. They seem familiar with each other.
The Missing GirlRumors circulate that a shopkeeper's daughter has gone missing.