6 Random Beats from All Plots

Thug LifeA bard is warned about paying his fair share of "insurance" by a blowhard band of thugs.
The Missing GirlRumors circulate that a shopkeeper's daughter has gone missing.
A ReprimandThe blowhard thug talks with a travelling merchant. Something the merchant says turns the thug pale.
A Clandestine ExchangeA clandestine exchange occurs in a dark alley.
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.
Family RelationsThe Smith and the bloody merchant are spotted together. They are brothers and are trying to find the shopkeeper's daughter.