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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    News
    07.21 Calling in the banners!
    07.15 The rubble has been cleared and deadlines loom!
    07.10 Not one, not two, but THREE more stamps to add to your collection~
    07.09 New Account Change Feature!
    07.09 Disaster strikes!
    07.08 Charmers go above and beyond...
    07.07 Pop-up protest and photobucket things
    07.06 Photobucket emergency! Read me!
    07.04 A plot is afoot ;)
    07.01 July has come! Group threads are coming!
    06.30 Photobucket has gone rogue. What does this mean for you?
    06.24 AC incoming!
    06.15 Prefect season has begun!
    06.13 Abilities, adoptables, and notes on the CML
    06.11 Prepare yourselves - June 15th is coming!
    06.09 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CHARMING!
    06.03 Networking has been cleaned up.
    06.01 New skins! Not kidding!
    06.01 June reminders!
    05.31 New skins...
    05.28 Students, get to work!
    05.27 A brief activity check reminder!
    05.21 Networking spring clean imminent!
    July 1887
    SWP7 is live!
    07.01 - 07.31 Posting Wizard
    07.01 - 08.31 Camp Charming
    07.01 - 07.09 Wizarding World Market
    07.05 First Prefect Application Deadline
    07.15 Second Prefect Application Deadline
    07.29 Hogwarts Prefects & Heads Announced
    07.31 Another Lytton Ball
    And More!
     
        
     
    Benjamin Twemlove
    #1
    In Character
    [Image: FwyjOwQ.jpg]
    Full Name: Benjamin Arthur Twemlove
    Nicknames: Ben, Benny
    Birthdate: August 27, 1849
    Current Age: 36 Years
    Occupation: St. Mungos Potion and Plant Poisoning Healer in Charge
    Reputation: Five
    Residence: London, England
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin
    Wand: 13 ½ in., hard,  fir, ashwinder ash
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Upper
    Family:
    Reuben Twemlove, father, 1814-1877
    Martha Twemlove nee ______, mother, 1829
    Elma ___ nee Twemlove, sister, 1851 and family
    Edward Twemlove, brother, 1853-1854
    William Twemlove, brother, 1857-1877
    Miriam ___ nee Twemlove, sister, 1859 and family
    Alice ___ nee Twemlove, sister, 1863 and family

    Margaret Twemlove nee ___, wife, 1857-1880
    Elma Twemlove, daughter, 1879-1884
    Appearance:
    Benjamin is five feet, eleven inches with an athletic build. He has dark brown hair and blue eyes. He prefers darker colors and dresses suitably for a man of the upper class. He is ambidextrous but primarily uses his right hand.
    History:
    1849: Benjamin is born the first born and hair of Reuben and Martha Twemlove.

    1851: Benjamin gains a sister by the name of Elma.

    1853: A brother - Edward - is born. He is sickly and not expected to live long.

    1854: Predictions become reality when Edward passes away.

    1855: Benjamin shows his first signs of magic.

    1857: Another brother is born and is named William. The same year Benjamin is betrothed to the newborn daughter of another UCPB family. He is glad that it isn’t something he immediately has to bother with.

    1859: Benjamin gains yet another sister named Miriam.

    1860: Benjamin goes off to Hogwarts and is promptly sorted into Slytherin.

    1863: Yet another sister is born and also proves to be the final child. She is named Alice.

    1864: Benjamin is appointed Prefect in his fifth year and is quite pleased with his accomplishment.

    1866-67: Benjamin’s final year sees him appointed as Head Boy, a duty he takes to most diligently. He begins an internship at St. Mungos hospital in the Potions and Plant Poisoning department after graduation.

    1868: Benjamin moves up to being a full healer within the same department.

    1875: Margaret graduates and at the end of the season, she and Benjamin are wed. Benjamin finds her to be very unattractive but they otherwise have an amiable marriage.

    1877: Benjamin’s father and William perish in a tragic carriage accident. The family goes into mourning and Benjamin steps into the role of family head at the relatively young age of 28.

    1879: Benjamin’s wife presents him with a daughter that they name Elma.

    1880: Only a year later, Benjamin loses his wife to tuberculosis.

    1881: When the previous Assistant Head vacates his position, Benjamin takes it over.

    1883: After two years of serving as Assistant Head, Benjamin is promoted to Healer in Charge.

    1884: The plague claims the life of Benjamin’s daughter who had been visiting her grandparents in Hogsmeade when she contracted it. He is devastated by the loss but channels his grief into his work and by being of as much assistance during the tragic summer as possible.

    1886: Deciding that the time has come for him to remarry, most especially since he is in need of a heir, Benjamin is on the lookout for a suitable wife.
    Personality:
    Ambitious. Diligent. Perceptive. Charming. Resourceful.
    Out of Character
    Name: Emma
    Age: 28
    Contact: PM @Tristan Michaud or cbox
    [Image: zuRMO.png]
    set by m_aripos_a @ shadowplay
    #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.

    We also have a 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.

    Buddy System Leaders:
    Beanie @Cassius Lestrange
    Rosa @Gertrude Baker

    — 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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