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

don't let those butterflies out


Posted on April 17, 2020 by maeve liliwen
East

(dear friend it will be alright, please just stay by my side)
(you might think the world is tumbling down, but it's not)


The creamy haired child used to collect as many magazines as she could from her foster homes. She would collect magazines of all types, travel, fashion, animals, home and garden even science. And from these pieces, Maeve cut out her perfect life. She created a family, a mother and a father. She found the Eiffel tower and placed it in the background of home that was not large, but it was beautiful. A spacious backyard with a garden and animals running about. And at night, you could see every star in the sky. None of this was real, she knew this, knew that it would never come true.

But it didn't stop the tears from rolling silently down her cheek when she realized she left her dreamscape behind as she sat in the car on her way to a new home.

Dreams, even ones we know will lay vacant, can never easily be left behind.

For her friends, Maeve's patience could rival the cosmos. But the sound of the door of the cafe opening instantly sends her into a frenzy of smiles and girlish giggles. He came, just as she knew he would. Matteo she could count on, Matteo she could trust. She holds the catcher in her hand as she stares up at him with lavender eyes. "Why are you so dressed up?" She asks, raising her hand to cover the giggle that stands perched on her lips like a baby bird ready to fly with just the right breeze to blow by.

She places her project down upon the table for a moment while she greets him. "Do you have a date?" She asks him curiously, clearly the only reason someone could be dressed up is to see a significant other. Careful violet eyes watch him as he takes a seat that was entirely saved for him and him alone. Time moves slowly for children, far more slowly than it does for the immortal and she feels like she has grown in both age and wisdom since the last time she has seen the far man, even if the smile on her face reveals her innocence and the shine in her eyes speaks to her childish naivety.

Maeve once more picks up that dream catcher she had just completed to show it to the man. "Do you think it is pretty?" She asks him, not mentioning how important it is to her that he likes what she has created, but evidence of it is still clearly written across her pale face. She lets his fingertips brush against it before Maeve pulls it back to her heart, clearly cherishing her creation before she releases it to the man for him to hold, to keep.

"It is a dream catcher, I think," she says, even noting that it sounds wrong as she says it. "But not quite," she adds, playing her hand against her cheek in thought. "I made it to protect you," is what she says firmly. "I don't know how, but i know why," she says, certain of her decision. "Because you cant get hurt," she affirms and this is when finds Matteo's eyes of silver, her own like amethyst. "I can protect everyone."

Oh sweet child, if only it were that easy.


picture is by greetisabaert

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