We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
Black Thorn, a clean, beautiful, well-equipped dungeon located in the lovely Lake Merritt area of Oakland in the San Francisco Bay Area, welcomes people from all ages, backgrounds, gender orientations, and sexual identities.
Featuring 5 themed play rooms, over 12 high-quality play stations, and all manner of implements, bondage gear, and accessories, Black Thorn is able to accommodate a diverse array of role-play scenarios.
Other offerings include free parking, secure Wifi, two full bathrooms, a kitchen, two leather couches, adjustable lighting, heating, a video projector and screen, and music in every room.
Please note that no illegal activities are allowed on premises, and all play is safe, sane, and consensual between adults of legal age.
Black Thorn believes in bringing people together through informed, creative, and consensual play. We support shared values of Inclusivity, Consent, and Respect for all people from all walks of life, backgrounds, gender orientations, and sexual identities.
Black Thorn is available for private rental to artists, couples or groups seeking to refine their skills, explore power dynamics, and express themselves in a safe and supportive environment.
Black Thorn is available as a photography studio. We invite photographers, videographers, and models looking for a well-appointed, dramatic, dungeon themed set design to come by for a tour.
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Do one thing every day that scares you.
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The more things are forbidden, the more popular they become.
Dreams are necessary to life.
The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.
Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.