A troupe of players has made a rare stop at the local fair. There are plays, fortune tellers, games of "chance", and more! Great fun for all.
Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards... -- Gildor, via J R R Tolkien
A charitable organization that might have a darker side.
A young sorcerous vampire with a penchant for making zombies.
An exploration of the differences between sorcerous and cultic vampires.
The player characters, experienced and somewhat well known, hear rumors and travelers' tales about a distant area being overrun by dragons (or other terrifying monstrosities). The locals have sent them a message, begging for heroic aid.
When they investigate, they discover that nothing of the sort is going on. It turns out that a group of thieves wanted them out of the way so that they could rob them (or someone who would normally receive their protection).