The beautiful Fairy Castle of Princess Callia, favored daughter of deranged Emperor Sentatian.
It is a box of fairly standard children’s toys. There are dolls, blocks, carved knights and animals. Everyone will think, “Oh I had one of those when I was young.”
Draw the party together as debtors to the local lord, king, head of the thieves guild, or mercenary clan, who is forcing them to work together to pay off their debts.