The Extortion Ring

Temporarily DetainedLocio (guard) catches Ellyn (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.
Thug LifeOren (bard) is warned about paying his fair share of "insurance" by a blowhard band of thugs.
The Missing GirlRumors circulate that Annell (shopkeeper's daughter) has gone missing.
The Good LifeGareth (guard captain) wears subtle but extremely expensive adornment. Investigation reveals a lower-class upbringing and a moderate town salary.
Family RelationsGiles (smith) and Lucien (bloody merchant) are spotted together. They are brothers and are trying to find Annell (shopkeeper's daughter).
Quenched SorrowsGiles (smith) gets drunk, and lets some things slip. It's obvious he needs help, but he's very proud of his capabilities.

NPCs:
Oren (bard)Dreamer and understanding. Fidgets.
Locio (guard)Proper and nuisance. Giggles inappropriately.
Gareth (guard captain)Cruel and compulsive. Has leaves in hair.
Giles (smith)Downtrodden and discreet. Plays with necklace.
Annell (shopkeeper's daughter)Quirky and crude. Twists a ring incessantly.
Ellyn (young thief)Careless and sly. Quotes a famous poet, regularly.
Lucien (bloody merchant)Static and conscientious. Twirls a coin between fingers.

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