Murder in Baldur's Gate
Four up and coming families from the Lower City suddenly move out of the city with no warning, heading north. The next morning a merchant coming down from the north claims to have seen several smashed carts and corpses, apparently hit by bandits.
Alberich is pulled aside the next time he enters the Upper City and a messenger from Duke Torlin Silvershield instructs him and his family to leave the city before some potentially damaging information is leaked about them. Alberich sends word to his family after hearing about the deaths on the road…