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 October 01, 2020 by Alexis Wilde
East


Alexander seemed so at home in the stable tacking up the horses. Alexis felt like she could watch him forever. He looked so calm, so sure of himself, like he was in his element. It made her swoon all over again. The mare remained calm throughout the whole saddling experience, though Alexis couldn't get over the metal bit in her mouth. How did she mind that? She asked him about it and Alexander told her there were bridles without them but there were none at the stable. He told her you could even ride without a bridle but she wasn't ready for that. Alexis swallowed as she looked at the mare. She wasn't even sure she was ready for this, yet, but for Alexander, she would try her best. She nodded, her voice suddenly shy. "If this goes well...do you think you could teach me? Maybe some day I can learn to ride without it." She knew she sounded nervous when she said it, but somehow looking at the bit in the gentle mare's mouth only fueled her determination.

He continued to reassure her, telling her it didn't hurt the mare and that she was probably ready to be out of the stable. Alexis nodded in agreement. She took a deep breath before climbing up into the saddle, adjusting herself as needed while staying observant of the mare's comfort as well. She didn't want to be too rough on her. Hearing her boyfriend's approval made her smile, her whole face lighting up with the praise as she smiled down at him. She took the reins from him and tried to sit perfectly still, afraid that any big movement might jostle the horse or hurt her back. She just felt so...helpless up here. But she told herself to keep breathing and distracted herself by watching Alexander saddle up another horse for himself. The horse he chose was beautiful, not that she didn't think the mare she was astride wasn't. There was something more powerful about the horse he chose, more confident, more freeing.

She knew she would have been terrified to get on a horse like that, yet Alexander looked so at ease with the horse as he moved around, tacking him up before swinging up in the saddle as if he belonged. The mare stood completely still as Alexis watched, patient and relaxed until Alexander urged his own mount up to her. He told her to use her legs and squeeze to make her go forward. Nodding, Alexis tried not to look nervous as she gently squeezed her legs. Luckily, the mare was very sensitive and eagerly moved off in a walk beside Alexander's own horse, her ears forward, eager to see where they were going. Letting out a breath, Alexis tried to get used to the new sensation, her body swaying with the mare's movements as they walked. "This is...different." She murmured as she adjusted and tried to move with the sensation.

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