a slivery blade with a barbed hook at the end the blade shineing red as the light hits it
A sketch pad for casting powerful magic, if you can use it. How many uses for bunnies can you think of?
A rather odd item that just a little bit morbid
A dark wizard who is marginally kind after being cruel and wicked.
The PCs are sent with a diplomat to another country to protect him and do his bidding. There may be some espionage, rescuing, downright bullying, etc. Could make a nice medieval, special operations background.