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.
City Creek Center
Dark Hunter Department
Red on the Water
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Dorian Ellington-AragonaThe King of Italy
How utterly delighted Raven so appeared to be. Indeed, the young woman was positively aglow with the news of her unborn child. Such a blessing it would be. That wide grin on Raven's features so readily prompted a simper to the Monarch's own as he offered that congratulations and too- queried whether or not Raven hoped for a son. It was, perhaps, a decidedly...archaic way of thinking. The modern world so hardly placed the value on a male child as it once had and yet those old ideals were ingrained within the Monarch still. Italy, after all, the very country he ruled- was still very much one governed by the notion of a male heir and male inheritance. It would not be terribly impolite to ask if Raven desired such a thing as a son, would it? After all, she could merely state she hoped for a daughter if such was the case. Many mothers, surely, hoped for a girl to raise after themselves. Raven, it seemed, was so hardly put out by that question. The young woman eagerly insisted she knew already that the child would be a boy as Dorian's gaze lifted in surprise. How certain she was! How terribly far modern technology had advanced if knowing the gender of a child before it was born was possible! Raven was quick to fish her phone from her pocket then, the young woman turning it around to show him a black and white picture of....lines and smudges and waves?
Ravens insistence that this was a photograph of her child prompted a near baffled look to the Monarch's features. What a terrible photographer! That picture was all blurred and out of focus! Indeed, Dorian was hardly certain he was a child within that image at all. How one might tell the gender from this photograph was another manner entirely- let alone how on earth it was taken. How very many questions he had. Later, perhaps, he would find a book upon such matters.
"Modern technology has advanced terribly far. I think i see it."
The outline of that child was visible within the black and grey of that ultrasound photograph. This the first such picture the Monarch had ever seen. How utterly curious! Raven moved to replace that phone within her pocket only to gesture to that equally curious room the pair had found themselves within. Just why Raven had so desired to meet in such a place as this he hardly knew. The woman's explanation that those stencil arts would be an activity for them to share together so prompted a wholly curious look to the Monarch's features in turn. Surely she didn't intend for him to build a box did she? To use an actual hammer and nails? Heavens but he was assured he had never built anything before in his life! Was it safe? Raven was near quick to assuage those concerns that so surely lingered upon his face with the insistence this activity so required painting, rather than building. That relief he felt was near palpable. Painting, he was sure, was an activity he could do. One he was rather well practised in. Raven wandered towards the nearest table then to pick up a paper stencil of a jack-o-lantern before laying it atop the wooden board and insisting it was used to paint. How very obscure! Stencils, it seemed, were something of a curiosity to the Monarch as he peered toward that paper object. Was the purpose of the stencil, perhaps, to assist people in painting? Or to assure a repeated pattern? Could he not paint without it? Then again there were a number of choices, perhaps it might be intriguing to try something new.
Raven gestured to the room around them as Dorian reached for a cookie, the Monarch so examining that plethora of choices as the elder woman returned carrying a large stencil sheet. One Raven herself had so apparently ordered some time ago. Dorian's silver gaze lingered upon Raven's chosen piece, her family name and those paw prints were nothing if not a lovely choice to represent her family- and too, a chance for her child to one day contribute. How very thoughtful.
"It is a wonderful idea- and very thoughtful for your growing family. Your husband must be delighted at the thought of a son."
Dorian complimented as his own gaze turned to those designs once more. Raven settled herself upon the nearest stool while Dorian contemplated his choices. Hmmm. How very many there were.
"I think perhaps I enjoy that one, with the leaves and vines. I am partial to such things. I think I shall choose that. How does she make the stencil?"