West

The western part of the city is often home to the poorer residents. Here there is a grunginess that permeates the town from the graffiti on the once cleaned brick buildings to the broken and unmaintained architecture. Crime runs high within the western half of town, making it the home of supernatural gangs of illicit activities. Such activities are rarely reported, however, and most residents are distrustful of individual's of authorities, and often let the powerful supernatural beings sort things out amongst themselves. Be careful wandering the Western streets after the sun falls.

What You'll Find Here

Black Market
Cull & Pistol
Noah's Ark
Syn

Black Market

Just like any city - Sacrosanct is not without it's deep, dark underbelly. Hidden in the graffiti-ridden streets of the West, behind closed warehouse doors, lies the Black Market. Forever moving, it's nearly impossible to find without knowing someone who knows someone. Anything you desire can be brought for a hefty price within the Black Market - be it drugs, weapons, or lives.

What You'll Find Here

Edge of the Circle

Cull & Pistol

Hidden within the dark alleyways of the Western Ward, Cull & Pistol is a dim, often smoky bar. With a small variety of bottled and craft beers, Cull & Pistol is a quaint little neighborhood joint. With its no-frills moto, the dingy bar offers little more than liquor, music from an old jukebox, and a few frequently occupied pool tables.

Noah's Ark

Resting upon the harbor, Noah's Ark appears to be little more than an abandoned cargo ship. Accessible from an entrance hidden in the shadows, The Ark is a veritable Were-playground that specializes in fighting tournaments for all creatures great and small. With both singles and doubles tournaments to compete in, the title of Ark Champion is hotly contested amongst the Were population. If anything illegal is going on in the city it's sure to be happening within the back rooms or behind the ring-side bar. Note: This is a Were only establishment. All other species will be swiftly escorted out.
Home of: Nightshade

Owner Aiden Tetradore

Co-owner Tobias Cain
Manager Raven Cain
Bar Manager Mira Ramos
Bartender Henry Tudor
Waitress Carolina Bedford

Syn

Within the turbulent industrial district lies this club. The warehouse doesn't look like much on the outside but it provides a memorable experience from the state of the art lighting, offbeat Victorian-inspired artwork, comfortable black leather lounges, and the infamous 'black light' room. There is a wide variety of alcohol that lines the shelves of both of the magical and ordinary variety. It is a common stomping ground for the supernatural who want to let loose and dance the night away to the music that floods the establishment. Humans are most welcome if they dare.

Owner Risque Voth

Manager Darcy Blackjack
Vampires Cobain Dalca
Cats Aiden Tetradore
Cats Harlequin Westward

virtue has a veil, vice a mask


Posted on January 20, 2020 by Raven Cain
West

i'm not ashamed of my scars, i'm ashamed of the world for not understanding.

Now with the vampire out of their way they could finally focus on trying to rescue all the trapped humans and supernatural creatures from their prison. After telling Mira what to do next went down another aisle, running down to find anyone locked within those cages. It was absolutely terrible running down those rows and rows of cages, most of the empty, a chilling reminder that there too many lives they wouldn't be able to save today. Finding a few creatures locked away she asked them to stand as far back as they could. Lifting up one of the empty cages she bashed it into the locks, over and over again, not caring at all the sounds she was making. Now wasn't the time to delicately move through to each lock and methodically unlock it. Not when time was limited and far too precious to spare. When she freed a witch and human, both worked together to try to get the Weres out. As the Weres were free she instructed them to find the others and head to the back. Logistics wise, it wouldn't make sense for the vampires to get move their product at the front of the building. With the Weres running to the back, she beckoned the witch and human to come with her to free any others they might find.


The sound of the alarms starting to go off made the lupine stop in her tracks and stare up at the alarm box, with flashing red lights, and an irritating screaming sound. Pinning her ears back against the skull, she shook her head roughly side to side, finding the alarm's scream quite painful. Somehow, some way they figured out what was going on. Heading back towards the front she found their trapped vampire had managed to bust himself out and tell all his friends. Maybe she should have allowed him to die too. Shaking her head at her faulty decision she looked over at the empty cages and then back up the ramp to the door. Telepathically she shut the front doors and began to stack each column of cages against the door. If the vampires were going to try to break in then they might as well have a difficult time catching up to them. Heading back down towards the back she made sure to use those cages to their benefit, knocking the cages down and stacking them up to give the vampires a frustrating obstacle course. Reaching the back area she gently pressed her cold nose against the sides of the creatures they saved, wanting them to get out of her way so she could make it to Mira. She could hear that strain and self-doubt in her voice. Gently she pressed her voice into Mira's head as she continued to slink through the crowd.


"Yes, you can. It's only for a little while and then after that you can allow this place to burn."


Making her way to the front she noticed the large garage door and Mira's attempt to open the garage door by destroying it. Turning her head, she was happy to see those stack of cages blocking them from that entrance door. At least the vampires didn't easily push them all to the side quite yet. Looking back at the garage door partly burned she tilted her head to the side as she allowed those shadows to envelop around her. Cautiously she moved herself over towards the opening the metal simply melting from the lava. Turning her head over to see Mira her tail swayed side to side, wisps of shadow swirling around. Her black lips pulled back to reveal a flash of white teeth, giving Mira a wolfish grin as her gentle voice pressed into Mira's skull again.


"You're going to be an Aunt. And we can't afford to be captured and locked up in one of these cages either."


Surely that revelation would be enough to give Mira enough happy thoughts to aide in her attempt to control her power. Her attention would return to the hole that Mira managed to make, eyeing how the metal dripped down. Bracing herself she leapt straight into the hole, entering a dimly lit garage. Removing the shadows from herself she turned around finding a large button console. Getting up on her hind legs she pressed her paws on the console, slamming all the buttons. To her luck the lights in the garage grew brighter, as the mechanical sound of doors being opened commenced. The garage that Mira was trying to destroy was going up and the garage exiting the loading dock went up as well, and to their luck there was a large truck sitting there. With the door now open she turned to look at Mira and the others. Her voice held an urgent note in her tone as she looked to the rescued souls and back to the truck.


"Everyone get on the truck. Can one of you humans, witches or warlocks drive?"


The warlock with the collar around his neck motioned he could drive. Tilting her head towards the location of the key racks next to the garage door button. As the freed creatures began to work together to load up the truck and move out Raven's attention moved from Mira and back towards the cages. She could hear the vampires yelling and the sound of metal being crushed and moved around. Growling softly she looked over at Mira.


"We need to cause a distraction, because once they leave we don't want them to be captured again. Think you can cause some more damage?"



Raven Cain.
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