North

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

Eternity
The VooDoo Room
The Witchery

Eternity

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.

My reward was the beauteous Thora


Posted on March 25, 2022 by RAGNAR LOTHBROK
North



Ragnar


What a strange ways his gods worked in. Ragnar had never thought to see someone he had slaughtered across countries with, taking away land, pillaging villages, growing his empire. It was surprising to turn and see the mountain of a man standing across from him, the fellow Viking seemingly to crouch down, to hide that height of his. He was The Mountain, FjalliĆ°, is what they called him. Ragnar's own stature taller than most of his fellow men and women but... Erik Tolgan put him to shame. He had earned that name on the battlefield, had men pissing in their pants when they saw him walk onto those bloody plains. Ragnar was thankful to have a man in his wars, the battle was already won if the enemy feared them. A tactic the Viking King had exploited battle after battle.

When the poker chips bounce of his chest, Ragnar can't help but release a maddening laugh, pushing himself to a standing position and whirling, very nearly ready to send his security guard after him, until Erik's familiar face hovered over the crowd. The Viking shoves his hands into his pockets, watching as Erik straightens to his full height. His demand in their Norse tongue doesn't go unnoticed, the stranger quite literally bouncing off Erik's chest, only for his fellow Viking to grab hold of the man and spin him around. The shouts of the thief rise over the general noise of the casino, drawing several glances in their direction, just as Erik twists the man's arm behind his back. There's a shout of pain, the man bending over, trying to get away from Erik but he's held far too tightly.

Ragnar strolls closer, lazily, a wide grin adorning his features, edged with a madness that had never quite gone away after the wars. Coming to a stop a mere two feet away, Ragnar stares at the familiar face, tilting his head, "Tolgan," he greets, having to dig for the long lost name in his mind. "No need," he says, his glacier eyes glancing down at the man wincing in pain, "I swear to god I'm going to sue you!" he shouts, Ragnar merely staring at him in disgust, his nose wrinkling at the sight. Pulling a hand out of his pocket, he motions forward a security guard, two more trotting from the other side of the casino as they warily watch Erik, "Take him to the back room," Ragnar says, noticing the hesitation on his guards faces, "He won't bite... much," the Viking says, as they move forward and manage to pull the man from Erik's grip, cuffing him in the process, even as he thrashes, shouting obscenities. Sighing, Ragnar motions them to take him away, the man being dragged to the back of the casino where Ragnar had originally appeared.

The casino returned to normal after a few moments, Johnny gathering the poker chips from the ground and counting them, shutting the table down to regroup. The norseman ignores his dealer for a moment, turning his attention back to Erik, "Well, I'll be damned, I never thought I'd see your ugly mug again," Ragnar grins broadly, letting his American accent keep hold for the moment. Reaching a hand out, he clasps Eriks arm, bringing him in and patting him on the back. "Who would have thought that more than one Viking would have been turned into a monster," he muses before letting go and taking a step back. "I need to go deal with this situation, it shouldn't take me long," Ragnar says turning slightly to wave at a security camera near them, "Want to join me for a beer afterwards?" He asks, waiting for Derek to make an appearance.

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