Charming is a Victorian Era Harry Potter roleplay set primarily in the village of Hogsmeade, Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and the non-canon village of Irvingly. Characters of all classes, both magical and muggle — and even non-human! — are welcome.

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    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
    11.10 Election update!
    11.07 We have Posting Wizards!
    11.06 A big announcement...
    11.04 Happy AC day!
    11.03 Banner time!
    11.03 Welcome to November!
    10.29 October is waning...
    10.17 Election 1887 campaign ledgers are up!
    10.16 Kayte's changed her (Charming) face!
    10.10 Congrats to September's PW winners Olive and Miri!
    10.03 An update on the Hogwarts ban...
    10.01 It's now October~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
    09.24 We have new Wenches!
    November 1887
    Alexander Echelon
    last updated september 30, 2016

    In Character
    Full Name: Alexander William Echelon
    Nicknames: Alex
    Birthdate: November 27, 1861
    Current Age: 25
    Occupation: Employee in the House Elf Relocation Office
    Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
    Wand: 11 1/2 in., supple, dragon heartstring, maple
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Upper
    Massive Family Tree
    Alexander has blue eyes and blonde hair. He stands at five feet, ten inches and has an average body build. He wields his wand with his right hand. He dresses in the typical style of upper class men.
    November 27, 1861: Alexander is born.
    1862: His brother, Tomas, is born.
    1864: The twins are born.
    1866: Alexander shows his first signs of magic by fixing a vase he had accidentally tipped over. Unfortunately, another bout of accidental first magic ended up breaking the thing all over again.
    1873: Alexander goes off to Hogwarts and is sorted into Gryffindor.
    1875: Alexander chooses Care of Magical Creatures and Divinition for his electives because he thinks they will be easy.
    1877: Alexander takes his OWLS and manages to pass enough classes to return to Hogwarts. Over the summer, a girl that resides on a farm takes his fancy. Alex visits this farm discreetly in the hopes of getting some but ends up being driven off by a bull or something. To this day, he is still not sure what it was. All he knows is that when he turned to look behind him, a baby goat had followed him off the farm. Not knowing what else to do with it, he ended up taking it home and was later accused of stealing it. To make up for the 'crime', Alex has to pay for the dratted thing so he decides to keep it as a pet of sorts.
    1880: Alex miraculously graduates from Hogwarts with enough NEWTs to get a job in the Ministry if he wanted to. He does not want to so he doesn't. That same summer, Alex is visiting a friend in the Hebrides when they decide to try out opium for the first time. They end up wandering off from the property and into the vast woods because it seemed like such a great idea at the time. Needless to say, they end up encountering a fricking DRAGON. The pair of friends thought they were hallucinating and were being idiots until it singed Alexanders hair. Well then, not a hallucination, so he apparated off and managed not to splinch himself. The experience was enough to put him off opium forever after.
    1881: After apparating home from a party (instead of flooing like a responsible drunk wizard), Alexander accidentally pops in right on the top of the stairs landing. Caught off guard, he goes tumbling down and almost breaks his neck. As it was, his fall woke half the household. And he had to be hospitalized for a small bit.
    1882: Alexander moves into Blacks to escape his mother.
    1884: The election brings him some excitement and he decides to vote for His Majesty Merlin Huxley because he believes it to be the progressive choice among the Upper Class candidates. The plague is much less exciting but luckily does not effect him.
    1885: Alexander's fathers illegal dealings are brought to light when the man dies and the house burns down. The family loses their finances and falls from grace. No longer a member of Blacks/Excaliburs due to the scandal, Alexander is taken in my his grandmother, Jena Echelon-Arnost. Eventually he gets a job in the House Elf Relocation Office since even he can't mess that up. Maybe.
    1886: Hannah gets engaged to Thom Pettigrew. Alexander is happy for her since she seems to be pleased enough about it. Alexander, meanwhile, is mostly mucking about and being his usual, not quite useful self.

    *please note that the incidents mentioned are only the more major ones that the family would know about. There may or may not have been more mishaps .
    Sample Roleplay Post: Gawd.
    Out of Character
    Name: Emma
    Age: 26
    Contact: PM/AIM
    Other Characters: CML
    How did you hear about us?: Been here about a year
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    — You should be titled in a few moments. Please post with your new character in the Character Master List thread.

    — If you have a playby you would like to claim, you can go here.

    — Don't forget to record your character's past position(s) in our history records.

    — Not sure where to start? You can introduce yourself in a new topic here and fill out the plottage preferences form so people know what you're interested in. If you're looking for assistance in getting integrated into Charming, check out our Welcome to Charming: Getting Into the Game doc written by newbies!

    We also have a newly developed buddy system. If you are new to Charming, you will be contacted by your assigned buddy within 48 hours. Once initial contact is made, you can decide whether you'd like to continue to participate in the buddy system or if you'd prefer to figure things out on your own.

    — Our Networking Forum is here. You can also hop in on a thread in our Lonely thread list or start an open thread of your own.

    — Don't forget to check out our Stamp Station for some extra fun!

    — We also have a member submitted and staff run Daily Prophet that reports on in character happenings. Check it out so you can see how it might effect your future plots.

    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D
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