Within the Northern vicinity of the city, the wealthy gather behind meticulously trimmed hedges and high-class architecture. The pristine streets are paved with stone and the storefronts are brightly lit and inviting - for the right clientele. In the North, every establishment is eager to cater to the rich and the wealthy. Many such places are used to the sometimes peculiar requests of the otherworldly but here there is little that money cannot buy - whether it happens to be illegal or merely involves looking the other way. Vampires and Dark Hunters are often found upon these Northern streets, their long lives often contributing to their sizable wealth which allows them the luxuries that the North provides.

What You'll Find Here

The VooDoo Room
The Witchery


The newly opened Eternity is an expensive fine dining restaurant nestled high upon the hills of the North - providing it a breathtaking view of the city below. The award-winning chefs at Eternity collaborate directly with local farmers and producers to source the freshest ingredients for its ever-changing menu. The staff at Eternity pride themselves on serving each customer's unique dietary needs - from the vampiric to the mortal races. Reservations are strongly encouraged as Eternity is frequently booked to capacity.

The VooDoo Room

Located in the heart of the North, the Voodoo Room is the spirits lover's destination of choice in Sacrosanct. The Voodoo room is a craft cocktail bar that aims to provide an eclectic and exotic atmosphere. Nestled among the William Morris wallpaper, gold, and wood, you will find a new kind of neighborhood cocktail bar. One where hospitality and skill work in concert. With intoxicating liquors and a voodoo vibe, the Voodoo room will keep you coming back for more. Guided by the mantra of providing a one of a kind, high-end experience, the Voodoo Room's mixologists meet the highest standards with a fantastically themed selection of cocktails and specials.

The Witchery

Dark, Gothic, and thoroughly theatrical, the Witchery is a place to indulge yourself with it's lavish, theatrical suites. Whatever room you choose, you'll find glamor, indulgence, and luxury. From the Vestry to the Library and the Armory, the suites of the Witchery are nothing short of sensually romantic. A stay at the Witchery is not complete without dining in the rich baroque surroundings of the original oak-paneled hotel or among the elegant candle-lit charms of the Secret Garden. Whether you stay or dine, The Witchery is an unforgettably magical experience.

virtue has a veil, vice a mask

Posted on June 18, 2018 by Raven Clocksworth
i'm not ashamed of my scars, i'm ashamed of the world for not understanding.

There were just some things that she would never be able to have a proper discussion with her chosen mate. Some conversations were just something she would never be able to have with him. It wasn't necessarily a bad thing, but she would be lying if she was a bit sad about it. It would be fascinating to know what he thought, any sides of him, to see how he processed and revealed his opinions. God. Did he think of him? Did he even know of him? His sane side did admit that he was not aware of what faith he practiced, or even cared to include a religious leader in their wedding. It would be proper to do so. Would that be something her parents would have approved of? Raven could hardly recall what traditions, if any, belonged to her pack. She should know these things. Would they come up with one for their own little pack? The young woman had no idea. The very idea of thinking about the wedding came with joy and a bit of hesitation. She had never planned anything that would cause the attention to be focused solely on her. And who knew there was so many things to do for a wedding! Some of what they had to plan seemed ridiculous. All she wanted to do was have a nice ceremony with family and friends, where there would be delicious food and cake for her mate. See, it wasn't so hard to want, but apparently it was. Such thoughts were dashed away as her mate looked to her and shrugged his shoulders, his stuttered voice dripping from his lips. Blue-grey eyes looked into those haunting dark eyes of his, questioning why he would say such a thing. Knowing words were not so easy for him she waited to let himself explain.

Slowly a painful smile started to creep on her face. There were times when she wondered what he thought and how he thought it, and if he truly understood anything she had said. It would seem, in a way, he was capable! There was no golden flecks in his eyes to be seen. So, it wasn't his other half trying to speak through him. Instead he was speaking for himself explaining what he thought. She was proud of him. So, very proud. Slowly her hand would stroke the side of his face, her fingers running through that thick dark mane of his, in a gentle and tender manner. It was amazing that he not only understood the horrors she had gone through, but he remembered them. At the beginning of their relationship when they were learning about one another she would whisper those terrifying tales, explaining to him why...she wasn't right. Why she flinched when he would attempt to touch her. All he wanted to do was trace the scars that littered her entire frame, such an innocent gesture that made her so afraid. It was silly to think she would ever be afraid of her mate, and she was ashamed that she did. But who could blame her? The mention of Tetra caught her off guard, but when he mentioned the sufferings he had gone made it very clear to Raven â€" that in some cases she could have such discussions with him. That painful smile turned into a sad one, as she sighed softly.

"It seems that way doesn't it? However, we have to be dead to really be in Hell. I guess we can consider life as a training and preparation for what is to come. I don't want to go to Hell, but if I have to, I want to be with you."

Leaning in slowly she pressed her soft lips to his own, sealing her fate with him, and then gently breaking away. Taking her hand away from his face she entwined with his own, steering him away as she spoke aloud a question.

"What happened to Tetra, and who is Risky?"

No one had ever told her about what horrors Tetradore went through. All that Raven knew was that Tobias was looking for him, and found him at a bar, and there were times when Tobi couldn't be with her, because he had to be at the bar. She never did ask Tetradore about it, because she wasn't quite sure if she could. It wasn't like he poked and prodded her about her life and she would respect that in return for him, not questioning it. However, asking Tobi about it didn't seem like she was infringing. As they walked through the park and had their little event with the man selling the bubbles, she shot her mate a defiant look. That she would be scared to knock a woman down was absolutely incorrect! She could do it. It wasn't that hard of a thing to do. All she had to do was stretch out her hands and shove the poor woman down! She could even do it in her wolf form. Hell, she could use her power and lift the poor woman upside down while they stole some of the hair on her beard. She could be bad. It was possible. Raven just...she didn't want to and who could blame her? It just...wasn't right. Crossing her arms she shook her head as she scolded her mate, not happy he was claiming she couldn't do something.

"I am not scared! I...I just don't think it is something we should do. I could do it you know, I could be bad or mischievous. Everyone thinks I am weak, but I'm not."

A soft annoyed huff was released as she remained standing there with her arms crossed in her attempt of looking defiant. Raven was well assured she could walk on the wild side every once in a while, and with reason. No one caught her at the Ark being diabolical! There were some patrons that were just cruel and mean to others. The lupine would get her subtle revenge. Always she would ensure that the food they ate had some rancid meat, or their alcohol drink was laced with a special ingredient that caused them to have the runs. Hell, she turned Tony the Tiger's orange and black coat to neon green and hot pink spots! It was hilarious and he was mortified! He started treating the staff better and other guests better, so, he learned his lesson. No one ever thought she was behind it. And she never told a soul. No one knew. No one needed to know! The idea of driving towards the mountain didn't seem like a very good idea. Before they could even go to a mountain she needed to speak to an expert. Someone that might be able to answer this part of the riddle. Tobias offer to drive was answered with a wiry grin. Such confidence. It was something she wished she had more of. Kissing his cheek gently she grinned as she spoke quite softly with politeness.

"I think it would be best if I drove Tobi. If Tetra is teaching you, and you are still learning, then it might be best if I drive, they drive on the wrong side of the street. Tobi we cannot drive to the mountains, we need to speak to a person first...and..."

Something red had caught her attention. As they were walking there was a light pole that had numerous crimson paper stuck to it. She would turn her head around as her eyes narrowed In yellow was a large writing that said Circo, which meant Circus, and she only knew that, because she knew a little bit of Spanish. Stretching her other hand out she ripped the piece of paper off the pole to look into it further. Although she was distracted by his question on where she would want to go on their honeymoon baffled her. He wasn't the type to ever care or be concerned about what she wanted to do or where she wanted to go. Raven knew that they would end up going wherever it was her mate wanted to go. It didn't bother her. It wouldn't be fun if they went somewhere he didn't have an interest in. With a shy grin she shrugged her shoulders admitting what she thought.

"I don't know where I would want to go. I would want to go where you would be happy. We don't have to do the beach or disappear on an island. We could go to the mountains or the woods, we could even go to Africa and enjoy the safari. I think we both deserve a moment to simply runaway and do something fun with just us two."

Wherever they went she would be happy to follow him. As it was pointed out to her, a honeymoon was supposed to be their time alone to bond as a married couple. They could go anywhere for as long as they wanted without a need to worry about money. Bringing the crimson flyer up to show her mate she smiled. There were images of different performers and acts within the circle. There was a tiger jumping through rings on fire, there was a strong man picking up weights, another showed a man trying to swallow a sword, and another act showing a woman with a beard. It would seem that they could solve another riddle soon!

"Here, this is a flyer for a circus, and look they have an image of a beaded lady. It's in the next town over, and they are performing this evening. We could try to go to it, if you wanted."

Raven Clocksworth.
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