6 Random Beats from All Plots

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.
Family RelationsThe Smith and the bloody merchant are spotted together. They are brothers and are trying to find the shopkeeper's daughter.
An Offal TrailA trail of offal leads to a underground lab that is defended by ghoulish cult guards.
The Bloody MerchantA shopkeeper is found badly beaten behind his shop. He blames himself for taking out the trash so late and will not press charges.
The Good LifeThe Guard Captain wears subtle but extremely expensive adornment. Investigation reveals a lower-class upbringing and a moderate town salary.