D&D One Shot


The PCs are emotional githyanki who must paddle a canoe to a dangerous location. It might involve criminal organization.
There is a repulsive rogue who hates one of the characters. they are the childhood friend of a character.
The characters start in tense negotiations. At some point there is a big fight scene. If things are going nowhere a villain turns up.
It finishes with a procession or carnival. Possible sequel... the adventure becomes the first of a multi-part quest around the same theme

The PCs are chaotic criminals who must defeat a reclusive imp. It might involve earth.
There is a popular healer who works against them. they are the parent of a character.
The characters start camped and about to be attacked. Early on they meet a lover of a character. If things get stuck one of their allies tries to leave.
It finishes with one of the characters dead or unconscious.

The PCs are mercenary paladins who must survive a tavern crawl. It might involve ghosts.
There is a wise flameskull who works against them. they are the aunt of a character.
The characters start waking at a shipwreck. Early on they encounter a deadly trap. If things are going nowhere something attacks characters.
Afterwards there is someone imprisoned. Possible sequel... a foe returns more dangerous than before

The PCs are cursed spies who must deliver a draconic statue. It might involve zombies.
There is a helpful thief who comes with them. they are the travel companion of a character.
The characters start camped and about to be attacked. At some point they encounter a puzzle trap. If things slow down someone tries to steal from them.
It finishes with one of the characters dead or unconscious.

The PCs are old knights who must purchase a magnificent magical laboratory. The mood might be... relaxed
There is a rival wizard who wants to do the same thing. they grew up with a character.
The characters start during a heist. Partway through they spot foes who are unaware of them. If things slow down a chase starts.
At the end there is someone imprisoned.