If a stranger to the neighbourhood walked past Penrose Books the subtle name wouldn't fool them for long. It's got mirrored windows, peeling paint and fluorescent blacklights illuminating the "Over 21s ONLY" sign plastered in the door. Although, in truth, the only reason to walk anywhere near Penrose Books is to get to it. There isn't much through traffic on this dingy little alley and every other business in the area is long gone. Boarded-up rowhouses sit on the main street and abandoned auto-shops flank it on either side. The Penrose family sex-shop won't be going anywhere anytime soon, though. It's been in the same spot, doing roughly the same thing, for eightysome years.