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.
She could see easily enough that Alexander was less than impressed about the notion of movies that pertained to horses. She tilted her head, a coy smirk pulling at her lips as she studied him for a moment. "Guess I'll have to get a different opinion, then. Seems movies aren't the best guide according to my 'trainer.'" She emphasized the last word teasingly, one brow arching slyly as she watched for his reaction.
When she mentioned one of her favorite movies, he had the audacity to say he'd never seen it and she couldn't help but gasp a little. "Well, that just won't do. Sounds like me and you are due for a movie night some time. I've got to catch you up on what Hollywood is saying about your precious horses." She kept petting the mare as she spoke. Her fur was so soft and it seemed to please the mare, her eyes drifting almost half closed as she plodded along with Alexander's mount.
She did like the way he spoke of romance though and how he put through the effort to bring something to life for her. It somehow didn't seem very characteristic for the usually stoic man, but it only made her adore him more. Her eyes lit up as she looked over at him, like she was falling all over again. Of course, the magic was broken when he mentioned returning to the barn which would mean the inevitable end of their horseback ride. She gave a sigh, but nodded along, even adding a tease about curfew. He agreed and she could almost hear the laughter in his voice as they started back along the path that would take them back to the barn. She noticed that she had actually gotten comfortable on the mare's back, having hardly noticed the effort to stay with her as they'd been talking.
As the sun set to the side of the path, she let her gaze follow it, her lips parted in awe. It really was a beautiful sight. Once they got back to the barn, she tried to stay out of Alexander's way, knowing he was much more adept at the untacking and putting the horses up. When he got off his horse and asked how she liked it, she smiled. "It was kind of fun." She found herself saying as she patted the mare's neck again. "Definitely something I could see myself repeating." She knew that's most likely what he wanted to hear and she was being genuine when she said it. Riding was fun. She wanted to do it more. She couldn't help but give the mare a last affectionate pat before he put her up, leaning in to breathe in her horsey smell as she gave a gentle kiss to her soft muzzle. "Thanks for the ride, girl. You went easy on me and I'm grateful to you." Her gaze turned back to the Hunter as she watched him finish putting everything up. "And thank you for everything."