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

better than i used to be


Posted on September 12, 2019 by Alexis Wilde
East


She adored how understanding Alexander was being about everything she told him. He didn't judge her for what she did to her father's pack or for her hesitation in bearing children. He was truly the most patient man she'd ever met. She felt like an inconvenience to ask about his own childhood but it would be a lie to say she wasn't interested. He said that he didn't mind, telling her that his childhood was spent in some exotic-sounding places like Mieza and the Temple of the Nymphs. She leaned forward, enraptured by all these words and ideas, so foreign to her adventurous mindset. She couldn't help but smirk a little as she shook her head. "You speak of these places like they're dull but I find them anything but. How did the Temple get its name? Do you know the story behind it? You speak of your position. Were you raised to be a General? A king? How many siblings did you have? Did you have any rivals? Best friends?" She knew it was probably all coming out in a jumble and hoped he didn't mind elaborating. He said he didn't know what she wanted to know. She was just trying to help him along.

She knew she had disappointed him when she failed to reciprocate with her own stories, but she hoped to fix that. At least, he was quick to change the subject, mentioning dessert and offering her something from the menu. He assured her that she would enjoy it and she smiled wider, her eyes sparkling. "I'm sure I will." He seemed pleased to remind her of the drawings she used to do all the time. He said he looked forward to seeing them and she chewed her bottom lip nervously. She wasn't used to showing off something she'd done. The drawings were her musings, and probably more than half of them were of him or something that reminded her of him. How would he feel about that? She knew it was probably going to ruin the romance of the date but she felt like she owed him something so she decided on stories of how she met Frost and the kind of person he was, at least back then.

She could see the anger Alexander was trying so hard to hide and she knew it would be too much to ask for him to forget what she said or not act on it at all. He knew Frost. They were probably even friends and she didn't want to come between them but she felt Alexander had a right to know. When he reached for her hand, she only thought of his power for reading minds for a second, if that. Deciding tonight was a time to open up, she relaxed into his touch, not caring what he found in her thoughts. He seemed more interested in the story that led to the Ark, if that were even possible. It was like the pack she was now a part of meant something to him but maybe that would be a question for another day. Tonight had already been pretty intense. She finished her story about the time the waitress came with their desserts. She had to admit, it smelled divine.

He tried to show understanding and she appreciated it. She could tell he was trying to explain things from his time and how thoughts and ideas had changed since then. She nodded. "I get it. I fear the idea was pretty much still like that in my home pack. The women were the child bearers and the providers and the men were the hunters and the fighters." She let a heavy sigh fall from her lips as she leaned back in her chair. "What do I want to be? That's a great question. If only I knew the answer." She smiled wistfully before picking up her fork. "I want to be able to look back with no regrets from now on, not like the ones I will always have from those stories. I want to be able to take a stand, but don't get me wrong, I don't mind a little protecting every once in a while by the right guy." She added with a playful wink even as she stabbed a bite of the cake and brought it to her lips.

"Your strength and confidence is part of what drew me to you, after all. You were my knight in shining armor when I had lost all hope of rescue." She kept her gaze trained steadily on his own even as she put the piece of cake in her mouth, then she just melted into the chair behind her as she made a long "mmmm" noise. "And right now, you are even more my savior for introducing me to this amazing cake."

alexis wilde

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