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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    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 Some quick reminders!
    12.08 Another peek at what's to come...
    12.05 It's election day! OOC, at least.
    12.04 We have our PW winners for November!
    12.02 New Skins! In less exciting news, the AC is underway.
    11.27 AC Saturday and election next week!
    11.21 A glimpse at post-move changes.
    11.13 This news is not at all big. Do not bother with it.
    Lycoris Dempsey
    In Character
    Full Name: Lycoris Wordsworth Dempsey
    Nicknames: Ris
    Birthdate: May 5, 1869
    Current Age: 16 years
    Occupation: Student
    Reputation: 4 for family oddness
    Residence: Near Galway, Ireland
    Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
    Wand: Pine, 11 in., springy, phoenix feather
    Blood Status: Half-Blood
    Social Class: Upper
    Father. Eamon Dempsey b. 1824
    Mother. Lowri Dempsey nee --- b. 1836
    Brother. Ozymandias Dempsey b. 1856
    Brother. Endymion Dempsey b. 1859
    Sister. Porphyria Dempsey b. 1862
    Brother. Don Juan Dempsey b. 1863
    Sister. Christabel Dempsey b. 1865
    Sister. Shalott Dempsey b. 1867
    Height: Five feet, two inches.
    Hair: Dark brown
    Eyes: Blue
    Build: On the slighter side of average.
    Clothing: She mostly likes dresses, and mostly likes sensible colors. Though she's especially fond of blue.
    Wand Hand: Right
    1869. Lycoris is born the seventh and final child of Eamon and Lowri Dempsey. She later takes some comfort in the fact that she at least shares her name with a pretty flower. She is generally a happy child and not a weirdo, which is more than she can say for many of her siblings. Though she loves them dearly.

    1870. Endymion leaves for Hogwarts. Lycoris has no actual memory of this.

    1873. Porphyria leaves for Hogwarts.

    1874. Lycoris shows her first sign of magic, which ends up being a--she thinks--rather impressive book tornado. Though some of the books land in ways that damages them slightly, a fact she doesn't appreciate. Don Juan leaves for Hogwarts.

    1876. Christabel leaves for Hogwarts.

    1878. Shalott leaves for Hogwarts. Lycoris is generally done with her siblings leaving and not being able to go with.

    1880. Finally. Lycoris leaves for Hogwarts and, after some deliberation, is sorted into Gryffindor. She is pleasantly surprised by this, and proceeds to throw herself into school life, both socially and academically.

    1882. For her third year, Lycoris chooses Muggle Studies and Arithmancy as her electives.

    1885. Exams manage to get the best of her, and Lycoris spends most of her OWLs stressing. The resulting meltdown only causes her to troll two of her classes rather than all of them, so it's a win of sorts. Lycoris tells herself that she didn't like Potions and Astronomy that much, anyway. She chooses to continue on with Herbology, Charms, Transfiguration, Muggle Studies and Arithmancy. Shalott is also sent off to finishing school, which frankly sounds like a fate worse than death to Lycoris, and the fear that the same fate will befall her adds to the background anxiety of her brain. Though this is only really a factor when she thinks about it too much, and her natural inclination to keep herself busy helps with that.
    • Outgoing
    • Bookish
    • Sociable
    • Dedicated
    • Clever
    • Cheerful except for that one time
    Sample Roleplay Post:

    Out of Character
    Name: Steph
    Age: 27
    Contact: PM @Henry Berkwood or ask for skype!
    Other Characters: *cries loudly*
    How did you hear about us?: I was Charming's creepy stalker for literally years.
    [-] The following 2 users Like Lycoris Dempsey's post:
       Cassius Lestrange, Elias Grimstone

    — 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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