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.

With a member driven story line, monthly games and events, and a friendly and drama-free community focused on quality over quantity, the only thing you can be sure of is fun!
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    Novella Braunstone
    #1
    — updated on November 09, 2017 —
    In-Character
    Full Name: Novella Catherine Braunstone
    Nicknames:
    Birthdate: February 26, 1870
    Current Age: Seventeen Years
    Occupation: Hogwarts Student
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Hogsmeade
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin
    Wand: Golden Chestnut, 11", Peacock Feather, Swishy
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Middle Class
    Family:
    Alexander Braunstone, Father [1843]
    Sophronia Braunstone (nee ------), Mother [1848]
    Neville Braunstone, Twin Brother [1870]
    Hazel Braunstone, Sister [1872]
    Appearance:
  • Stands at five feet, two inches tall with a rather average, square-shaped build. Small bosom and constantly struggling to develop a tinier waist.
  • Has light brown hair and light eyes.
  • Dresses appropriately prudishly and avoids any vibrant colors. Favorites include creams, browns, tans, and the occasional green and silver if she's feeling Slytherin pride.
  • Wields her wand with her left hand.
  • History:
    1870 | Novella and her twin brother Neville are born to a pair of middle class St. Mungo's healers. Her parents' absence left her and her twin brother under the care of a nanny for most of their infancy, and later, their childhood.

    1872 | Novella's younger sister Hazel is born.

    1875 | Novella shows her first sign of magic three months after her twin brother. It comes after months of worrying that she would be a squib because her and her brother didn't have first signs of magic at the same time!

    1877 | Novella and her family move to Hogsmeade.

    1881 | Novella goes off to Hogwarts and is sorted into Slytherin. Her favorite classes are Herbology, Potions, and Transfiguration. Her least favorite classes are History (boring!) and Astronomy. She's also not a great flier.

    1883 | Novella adds Divination, Muggle Studies, and Arithmancy to her load and finds none of them useful.

    1884 | After a meeting with Mrs. Astrid Parkinson, Novella is declared the winner of the Parkinson scholarship for her ambitions in potioneering, herbology, and healing.

    1886 | Novella takes her OWLs and gets completely satisfactory scores! She drops all her classes except the five required to go into a healing internship.
    Personality:
    INTELLIGENT. MANIPULATIVE. SECRETIVE. CONCEITED. FRIENDLY. AMBITIOUS. NATURE-LOVING.
    Sample Roleplay Post: [At least a paragraph.]
    Out of Character
    Name: Bree
    Age: 18
    Contact: PM @Annabelle Scrimgeour
    Charms & DADA & Herbology & Potions & Transfiguration
    #2
    APPLICATION ACCEPTED!


    — 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