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

so many books, so little time


Posted on March 12, 2019 by Piper Aldersley
East


it was books that made me feel that
Perhaps I was not completely alone



Grateful that the man had allowed her to coexist in his space, Piper made an effort to be as quiet as she could as she set herself up. Well, as quiet as an outdated laptop allowed for her to be. The fans on the machine whirred to life as she pressed the power button, and in the moment it seemed impossibly loud. "S-Sorry," Piper stammered at the brunette boy, feeling self-conscious at those furrowed brows that were directed at her. She hadn't meant to distract him, though it was obvious that she was not only distracting him, but also bothering him. Still, Piper focused on getting her writing program up and running. Within minutes, the sound of her fan was replaced by the rhythmic flurry of her fingers on the keys. The coffee shop had been a great idea. It was the perfect space for her muse, and it was incredibly easy to allow herself to get lost within her own head for a bit of time. Though... unfortunately, her inner editor kept refusing her muse and forcing the girl to delete the majority of what she had produced.

Her attention falling on the brunette across from her was hardly meant to distract him. She had simply meant to admire the way his pencil worked on the page. Piper had always enjoyed watching artists work. Art was a way to see within someone's soul. She could see the way he found pleasure in his work, and it was enough to bring a small smile to Piper's lips. For a moment, she admired not his work, but the man himself. Those green eyes were striking behind impossibly long lashes (Piper had always been a sucker for boys with long lashes). His pale face was handsome, especially now that he was relaxed and the frown no longer marred his features. He was... definitely handsome. And definitely her type. Hm. That, along with the desire to steal a bit of his muse, was enough to allow the girl to voice her hypothetical questions.

Piper didn't exactly explain the premise for her writing, though she could hardly fault the confused expression that plagued his features. She noticed the way his small smile that he'd had while working faded away, and Piper found herself wanting to make it come back. She eyed him as he leaned back in his chair, seemingly considering her words. "They'd be expecting it. Kind of a programmed thing since birth." Piper thought about the world she'd created within her mind that she now needed to pull onto paper. A novel about a woman raised to be a housewife who found herself wrapped in rebel activities. "And really, the woman would know more about the situation than the man. Say... she was able to study her husband as though prepping for a large test?" She chuckled slightly.

"It's more... rebellious in nature than romance, I guess." She shrugged, picking up her coffee to take a long drink. "Girls are basically trained from birth to become the ideal wife. You know, cooking, cleaning, taking care of children. Basically so husbands never have to lift a finger." Piper pushed her blonde hair behind her ear as she continued. "So my idea is that what if this girl was married to someone who was involved in rebel activities? And he taught her to love books... the real ones. Not the ones that the government wants them to believe. And through that... they get all involved in overthrowing their government." She shrugged then, her confidence in explaining the premise of her brainchild waning as he stared at her. "You can tell me if it's dumb."

Piper Aldersley









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