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5 plots and rewards for a fantasy setting

Temple on the Depths of the Earth
The main characters are asked by a valet to explore a warrior in a stronghold but have to contend with a mercenary while being confronted by riddles.
They are rewarded with rare/expensive drink

In Search Of Sinister Grimoire
The main characters are asked by a thatcher to get past a magic item at a cave but have to contend with a former ally while being confronted by a construct.
They are rewarded with membership to the Blacksmiths guild

In Search Of Unknown Wastes
The main characters lose a wager to a seer and must kill a wizard in a castle but have to contend with a cult while being confronted by money.
They are rewarded with a magical animal

God of the Harpy Wastes
The main characters blackmailed by a engraver to escape from a magic spell at a fane but h...

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10 adventure/plot seeds

  1. steal a noble in the underworld, and must contend with a ruler while being confronted by a vendetta.
  2. meet a monster in a town, and must contend with a friend .
  3. join a kingdom in the desert, and must contend with an outlaw .
  4. support a construct in the north, and must contend with a conspiracy while being confronted by a trap.
  5. deliver some peasants at a cave, and must contend with a dragon .
  6. battle a village in the west, and must contend with a time dilemma while being confronted by trickery.
  7. kill an army at some foreign ruins, and must contend with a veteran while being confronted by betrayal.
  8. assault a warlord in a forest, and must contend with a conspiracy while being confronted by natural obstacles.
  9. obliterate a warrior at a dungeon, and must contend with a monster .
  10. save a creature on ...
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10 RPG based plots

Oversee
The PCs are placed in charge of a large operation (a trading company, a feudal barony, the CIA) and must, despite lack of experience in such things, make it work and thrive.
Twist: The PCs must succeed without violence, or with special discretion.

Deadline
Somebody has tinkered with Things Man Ought Not, or opened a portal to the Mean People Dimension, cracked a wall at the state prison, or summoned an ancient Babylonian god into a penthouse. Before the PCs can even think of confronting the source of the trouble, they must deal with the waves of trouble already released by it: monsters, old foes out for vengeance, curious aliens who think cars/citizens/McDonald’s hamburgers resemble food, and so forth...

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