East

The east side of the city is the very heart of Sacrosanct - it's unique skyline is a clash between modern sky rises and small Victorian-inspired storefronts. In the heart of downtown, the sleek colored glass buildings reign supreme though their old-world roots can be seen in the most peculiar places from the lamp post styled electric street light to the stone sidewalks. The old world architecture slowly returns the further from downtown you travel, however. It's here that magic thrives, it hums in every stone and can be felt in every breath. Often, newcomers to the city may become overwhelmed by such sensations but, eventually, it becomes an ever-present feeling that's hardly noticed.

What You'll Find Here

City Creek Center
Dark Hunter Department
Inner Sanctum
Red on the Water
Starlight Tower

City Creek Center

The City Creek Center is an upscale open-air shopping center centered in the heart of downtown Sacrosanct. With its numerous fountains, foliage-lined walkways, and bubbling streams, City Creek Center offers three blocks of chic boutiques, delicious dining, and the newest showrooms.

Dark Hunter Department

The City of Sacrosanct's Dark Hunter Department's primary concern is the safety of all of Sacrosanct's residences. Their public safety responsibilities include code enforcement and supernatural crime prevention. The Sacrosanct Dark Hunter's Department follows the directions of the International Dark Hunter Council and serves as a local point of contact for any Dark Hunters working within the Council's ranks.

Inner Sanctum

The Inner Sanctum is an independently's owned specialty coffee company and cafe with a singular focus: quality. A hidden gem on the side streets of the busy downtown, the Inner Sanctum source's the world's finest beans and local treats. From it's delectable pastries to the exquisite latte art, the Inner Sanctum is dedicated to both its craft and the customer's experience. With beans roasted in house and every cup prepared by the best baristas, you will never be disappointed at the Inner Sanctum.

Owner Alexander Macedonia

Assistant Manager Calliel Alosi
Barista Alexis Wilde

Red on the Water

Nestled in a pleasant alcove that is but a stone's throw away from the dazzling labyrinth of downtown, Red on the Water is a spectacle in its own right. Renovated in the style of a classic Irish pub with a dash of modern flair befitting the city that boasts it, this up-and-coming venue is the perfect place to snag an impeccably prepared home-cooked meal and enjoy the city's most impressive collection of brews from Ireland and beyond. You and your guests are sure to be mesmerized and invigorated by the energetic offerings of the live Celtic band to be found here every weekend.
Home of: Elysium

Owner Isolt Griffin

Co-Owner Damon Marcello
Waitress Yumi Chizue

Starlight Tower

With one hundred floors and a 125-foot spire, the Starlight Tower rises high above the Sacrosanct skyline. More than just a landmark, the Starlight Tower offers a unique mix of restaurants, shops, and offices spaced throughout the building. Organized into nine verticle zones, each of which features a sky lobby and a light-filled garden atrium which merge the upscale interior with a faux landscaped exterior setting.

What You'll Find Here

Crash Choir Records
Pentagram
Ellington Enterprise

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Posted on February 20, 2019 by Alexis Wilde
East


She hated the look in his eyes when he thought about any interaction between herself and Anastasia, almost as if he was already dreading it, almost admitting defeat at any kind of friendship between them. She was stubborn though and couldn't accept it, not at least without trying first, and she had to admit, she didn't think she was trying too hard the last time she'd been her. She needed to do this though, for Alexander. He finally said "As you wish" and it was like getting exactly what she wanted under the Christmas tree. Her eyes lit up and her lips tugged into a beaming smile. Her heart squeezed in her chest. "Thank you." She breathed the words, genuinely wanting him to know how much it meant to her. Once the food was in front of them, he wasted no time in digging in, though she was sure it was need of a distraction from this unpleasant topic more than anything.

She followed his example and was glad she did. The meat was unbelievable. She'd never tasted anything like it. When she opened her eyes after having chewed on a particularly tender piece, she caught the simper on his lips as he said he was glad she liked it. She smiled. "I'm going to have to start mimicking your orders more often. This is to die for." She was glad to talk about something more pleasant though, if only cause she wanted to know as much as Alexander as she could. She thought family was a safe enough subject but wasn't figuring that it had been centuries, perhaps even longer, since he'd even been with his family. She knew he was old but didn't know how old. He gave her names and that seemed to be all he was giving, at least for now. Maybe she'd ask about the Hunters he worked with or the Were's he was allied with. Maybe he was closer to them.

But he turned the tables on her, asking after her own family and she knew she needed to reciprocate. It wasn't that she didn't want to tell him about her family. She just didn't talk about it much so it was hard to get through without a scowl of distaste on her face. Her father was probably always going to be a touchy subject with her, but she didn't want to hide anything from Alexander. After all, she was asking the same of him so it was only fair. She told him about her mother and she knew how he felt about her father but she thought she might have seen some kind of shift in his eyes when she told him the core reason of why her father hated her. He told her that grief could destroy men and she knew that part was right. She would never know what kind of man her father was, what kind of father he could have been, if only her mother was still alive.

Alexander was quick to point out that it didn't excuse anything he did to her though, saying he was sorry she suffered and that she didn't deserve what he put her through. Unable to think of anything good to say back to that, she rolled her shoulders in a shrug and continued to stare down at her plate. She searched for something else to talk about, something lighter. Taking another bite of food for inspiration, she finally looked back up to meet his gaze, offering a small smile. "It wasn't your fault. Like you said, blame the grief." She reached for the glass of wine, taking a polite sip. "I guess if it wasn't for him hiding me away like he did, I would have been married off to a 'suitable' man of the pack at 15 and would probably be nursing my fifth or sixth child by now, so things could be worse." She shrugged again, as if it was no big deal. Life was life and she took the cards she was dealt.

"When did you ride a horse for the first time? Let me guess; you were probably a 'natural.'" She did the quotes with her fingers around the last word, giving him a teasing smirk as her eyes twinkled. She figured that was as safe a subject as any, since it was obvious how much horses meant to him. If there was any way to get to know him better, it was getting him to talk about something he loved.

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