South

The southern part of the city has a chic family-oriented sort of charm to it. Here, small locally owned shops run rampant, neighbors often know each other by name, and the monthly socials are an event not to be missed. In the South, children can often be seen safely playing in the park or on sidewalks and in the weekends, families often take to the beach to enjoy the warm waters surrounding the city.

What You'll Find Here

Ascension Center of Equitation
Beachside Bar & Bistro
Hyde Park
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
The Outskirts
The University of Sacrosanct

Ascension Center of Equitation

The Ascension Center of Equitation is the epicenter of the Dark Hunter Cavalry Unit. Originally a high-class facility for show-jumping, Ascension now caters entirely to the Cavalry Unit. Here the Dark Hunters learn how to ride and fight upon the backs of horses - many of which are Were's themselves.
Home of: The Cavalry

Beachside Bar & Bistro

Resting right on the beach near the small, locally owned shops and markets sits a bar and bistro with an elegant yet modern interior. There is seating both indoors and outdoors on the back patio where one can enjoy the melodic sounds of saltwater waves and fresh air. The menu consists of French dishes alongside American and Seafood choices and a wide range of liquors at the bar inside to accommodate the varied tastes and cravings of its customers. It is a charming little establishment that allows for those needing a break from the busy city streets to come and unwind.

Waitress Abigail Hughes
Hostess Malia Tate

Hyde Park

Hyde Place takes up a large part of the Southern side of the city and includes a large playground, several fountains, and a small garden. The park is open from five in the morning till midnight though many shady characters may visit this place while it's technically "closed". The park has also been a venue for several concerts and hosts many holiday-related events. Under a full moon, witches are often seen here for the sacred ground beneath the iconic Weeping Beech.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium (PDZA) is an award-winning combined zoo and aquarium located within the Southern Part of Sacrosanct. Situated on 92 acres in Sacrosanct's Hyde Park, the zoo and aquarium are home to over 9,000 specimens representing 367 animal species. Point Defiance is also widely known for its conversation efforts regarding the breed and release program of Red Wolves.

The Outskirts

Beyond the city limits and over the bridge lies the deep, dark, and almost impenetrable forest. Often seen as a way to guard this magical city against the world that surrounds it, many are entirely ignorant of the evil that may creep between those tree trunks. Many were-creatures use the forest for the transformations of their newest members and some even take to hunting here. It isn't particularly peculiar for people to go missing within this forest but once you get through, the rest of the world awaits.

The University of Sacrosanct

The University of Sacrosanct offers some of the top programs in the nation with its outstanding campus and specialized faculty. The University places a high focus both upon educating future generations but also on research to help revolutionize the world. The University welcomes the talent of students across the world to enroll and unlock their unlimited potential. With applications from across the nation, classes fill up quickly.

BA in Plant Biology Abigail Hughes

Ain't life just awful strange


Posted on July 16, 2020 by Gia Jones
South

a new world hangs outside the window
beautiful and strange
it must be I've fallen awake
I must be



The tension that hung in the air between them was thicker than the humidity, as the afternoon sun beat down on them just steps away from the shoreline. Buffy had messed up. But the younger male dark hunter was taking it all in stride, or so it seemed.

She remembered what it was like to be "new" at this job.

Granted, she was quite young and going through other profound changes at the time. She'd survived a terrible car wreck. Her father had died. No one understood how Gia had come out of the accident completely unscathed in a physical sense, but was left fighting for her life in a hospital bed over the next 24 hour period. It had baffled doctors, nurses, researchers. They couldn't find anything wrong with her. Nevertheless, she'd survived. On the other side of it all, despite the grief and the questions that still lingered, Gia was forever transformed.

She became Buffy.

The skinny dark hunter bit her bottom lip as her big brown eyes stared back at Alistair. He mulled over her offer awkwardly, his body language emitting just how uncomfortable he was. But then he relaxed, and offered up the name of a familiar pub around the corner. A simper of a smile tugged at Buffy's thin lips. "Yeah, I know it." She offered, with the raise of an eyebrow and a cock of her hip. "Works for me."

Her hands moved to reposition her bag over her shoulder and she trudged through the sand onto the asphalt, looking back at Alistair to make sure he was following. Only then she did put two and two together - his pencils and his paper. "So what were you drawing, anyway?"

GIA BUFFY JONES

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