A couple at another table get into a heated domestic argument - it ends when one of them storms out, the other hastily paying the bill and hustling after their departed love.
A PC finds a bug in their food.
Bar fight breaks out and an old enemy uses the opportunity to strike at the PCs
Food Fight! A wizard with a sense of humor animates the food wich begins to attack everyone present.
Local craft or merchant guild holds a meeting
On a very busy day, a waiter/tavern girl is being berated by a rude customer. afterseveral minutes of abuse, the staff member shakes his/her head , says 'I dont get paid enough for this,' and walks out.
Royal or Imperial courier stops for meal or bed
Staff mistakes PC for a NPC who is a regular patron
Two local merchants or craftsmen overheard conducting a mundane transaction and have a vocal disagreement about it
Two of the barmaids get catty over the bartender.
A makeshift raft one person, 3 dead
Feeling of happiness passes through the crew.
Several dead fishes found floating on lake
Ship's crew becomes restless because of decisions made by the captain - rumors of a possible mutiny
Someone becomes seasick, possibly for the first time
The party member who doesn't wear armor doesn't duck fast enough when the mast boom swings and gets swept overboard (reflex save means they're hanging out over the water) - the crew has some fun at the person's expense (unless they're drowning, in which case the man overboard drill would go into effect).
They spot a foundering ship, plundered by pirates. Maybe the pirates left something behind? Or took something or someone that *must* be recovered?
Windless day, ship stranded but some crewmembers take a swimming break
Arid dust coats your mouth
Huge spider's web
Old ring sticks out of the dirt
Rocks falling in the distance
Smoke rises in distance
Sudden sun shower
Unusual patch of very lush growth
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