The Reluctant Killer
You hear shouts, and round the corner to find a shirtless elf standing in a practiced combat stance with his blade readied. He is surrounded by local thugs. You should help, but you are unsure who is threatening who.
Sophie Selwyn came to this city to find his daughter, but has been spurned by the humans who live in the town.
It is midday and the sea suddenly pulls back from the shore, leaving docked ships stranded and tidal creatures scuttling for cover. A few moments later, skeletal figures rise from the receding tide and an unearthly bellow shatters the quiet.
Sarab Sebastian says the sea is acting strange this morning. Vidar Zaros remarks that tide is all wrong.
Trickster Makes This World
A child has become trapped in a magical snare. Releasing the child proves to be a simple matter, but the consequences are far more dire. The child turns out to be a malevolent trickster spirit, now unleashed upon the local region.
Kyle Norton fears the nearby ruins and advises all to stay away. Rey Abasi is a child who dreams of adventure.
A pack of demon worshipping gnolls have been abducting people to use in sacrifice.
Vuska El-Hasan is willing to do anything to help stop the gnolls.
You enter a city for the first time, and after a few hours wandering about you see a man carrying a particular sword. You recognize it, as it was your father's (or mother's) sword.
Vidar Mehmed has no idea who you are or what you are talking about. Eden Ironhelm has seen that man before, wearing that sword.
Two men are going to duel to the death for the hand of a woman. Neither know the woman has secretly married the person she really loves.
Janette Korsk is the one who married the woman.
After a comet slams into the ground next to a town, anyone who goes to sleep in that town doesn't wake up. It landed four days ago, and there's very few people left.
Sahin Windrunner's sister is one of those still awake.
A travelling band is looking for help. They sold their souls to a demon in exchange for talent and fame, and now that demon has come to collect.
Gowen Rucker used to be in the band, but left because they refused to sign the deal.
Behind the Villain
A dark lord who has been waging war against the kingdom for years turns out to be a fake. The real villain is a weakling human with a grudge.
Samir Shortaxe swears they always knew something was up.
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