What lies under the turf deep in the earth of that grassy mound? The PCs would very much like to know...
Inspired some years ago for a Kult/CoC Halloween game
Knowledge is Power. That is, he who makes the knowledge, wields the power.
Could come across a band of refugees. Could have been thrown out of their town by a tyrant taking of their land, bought out by somebody unexpectedly, fleeing a battle they know is coming their way. Could be proof of what they are searching for, hints and tips of what is to come, or just to broaden the reality of the world.