An angry hill giant claims the party stole his special rock and he demands that they return it immediately. The real thief is another hill giant who thought the rock looked neat and took it for himself.
An unconscious drunkard who is passed out in a bush begins whispering strange omens to the party as they walk past. Upon further inspection it appears that he is simply talking in his sleep, but the next day his omens begin to come true.
A massive ancient tree that houses thousands of elves is beginning to slowly decay after a hooded figure was spotted pouring a magical substance on the roots a few nights ago. The elves have been unable to figure out how to save the tree and are calling on the help of anyone who can help.
A deranged tabaxi stumbles into town and begins shouting incoherently about some impending doom. The townspeople laugh at his message, but the next day a massive dark cloud begins to appear over the horizon.
An angry deity has been causing the sun to grow hotter and hotter each day and people are beginning to die from the heat.
A woman approaches the party and frantically pleads for help. She says that she managed to escape from the captivity of a necromancer who is practicing his magic on live victims, but there are more people to be saved.