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
    08.08 We have two PW winners for July: Soph and Beanie!
    08.07 SWP7 update for those working/in Hogsmeade
    08.05 Hogwarts updates have begun! Also, the AC is underway.
    08.01 Happy August!
    07.31 SWP meets Monthly Grouper in an opportunity to network and get some stamps.
    07.29 AC incoming et al.
    07.28 And the prefects are...
    07.23 Your stamp collection is about to get bigger!
    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!
    August 1887
    SWP7 is live!
    08.01 - 08.31 Posting Wizard
    07.01 - 08.31 Camp Charming
    08.09 - 08.16 Adinbury Hunt
    08.14 Anti-Ban Protest
    08.16 - 08.23 Sanditon Regatta
    08.25 Hogsmeade Hall Dance
    And More!
     
        
     
    Natsuko Mountbatton
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    In Character
    Full Name: Natsuko Catherine Mountbatton
    Nicknames: Suki
    Birthdate: 8th April 1868
    Current Age: 18
    Occupation: heiress
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Hogsmeade, residence in London also
    Hogwarts House: none- magically educated in Japan in the Mahoutokoro school
    Wand: cherry, 15 inchs pheonix tail feather
    Blood Status: Muggleborn
    Social Class: Upper
    Family: [Optional.]  General -Eugene Mountbatten (Served as a military ambassador to the Japanese government, and served a later tour to the British raj in India.) - Grandfather, General James Mountbatten - Father, Megumi Katsumo - Mother
    Appearance: Natsuko has something of a porcelain doll about her, while she is of average height and weight for her nationality she is very pale. A fact that both her theatrical make up and personal taste tends to exaggerate. Her face is ‘oddly’ shaped with a high forehead and cheek bones but with a thin pointed chin. She has a slender nose but wide set brows that with the shape of her eyes can look a little doll like. She has a small mouth but her lips are full and a naturally full shade of pink. Natsuko's hair is long, down to her hips when it is straightened but her hair is naturally thick and curly and as such hangs in her mid back. Her face in general is unreadable when she is being spoken to by someone older than herself, someone to whom she should show deference - a result of a past where those older than her did not care for her opinion on any matter, so she was used to not expressing it. To those her own age she can be hesitant at first, but if you drag a smile out of her her whole face can light up and she can glow with childish enthusiasm. 

    She has a slender frame, built to be a gymnast with not much figure, curves, or breasts to speak off. Looking at her it would be impossible to guess the strength and ability in her limbs even without her powers she had a wirey sort of strength in her limb.’ She holds herself very still when she is standing, like a dancer, there is a rigidness in her frame as though she is constantly on the verge of running, like all of her muscles are tense. 

    Natsuko's sense of style is understated and modest. She tends to wear floral prints and pastel colours. she wears simple outfits that are Japanese traditional not european. 

    History: General Mountbatten had been sent as an ambassador of England to Japan, at the time he was a mere major general, a commission purchased for him by his well to do family. However, he was a young man, simple, licentious and prone to following his lusts rather than his discretion. He had engaged with a young Japanese woman, not a relationship, merely a dalliance with a beautiful orchid of the east. He had not expected much to come of their interaction, he thought they would amuse each other for a time an then he would return to England with no one being the wiser. That was not, however, what occured. 

    His father, an admiral of the fleet, came to Japan to visit his son and it was at this time that the girl made a rather alarming pronouncement. She was with child and her contention is that it was his. The plan had been to abandon the woman to the fate of all mothers of bastard children - but for one factor. The General's sister, was a witch - she had attended a magical school from the age of 12 when her condition had been revealed to her family. Her aunt Lissa was aware of the dangers of allowing a muggle woman to birth a magical child and not make provisions insisted that they keep an eye on her until the time the child was born. If she proved to be the generals, (as there was every chance that she 'entertained' more than one man) then provisions would be made. 

    At her birth Natsuko's close resemblance to her aunt Lissa comforted the General that she was in fact his child. Her mother had hoped that he would be harangued into a marriage but it was not to be. General Mountbatten claimed his daughter as legitimate and left Japan when his commission was complete. Natsuko never knew her mother but instead grew up in the magical society of her aunt, with whom she was unceremoniously deposited after her father died of brain fever in the tropics on another assignment. It was a world of well to do, high classed and aware at all times that her race made her very different to many children she was exposed to. 

    When she turned 11 she received her letter inviting her to study at Hogwarts but also an invitation to study at the magical academy in her native Japan.  It was decided, for many reasons, not least of which her mothers blood status, to send her to study in Japan, so that she would return when old and properly turned out enough to be considered proper in the eyes of society.  So she began her magical education abroad.  Everyone was told that her parents had been married, and that she was legitimate, well she was now anyway, she had been claimed by her father.

    When she was in her 6th year, her aunt passed away, leaving her guardianship to a 'friend' of her aunts, a man who was only 10 years her senior, but who had been her aunts trusted friend.  It irks, the sometimes wilful Natsuko to be under the thumb of a man who is not her father.  She completed schooling with fully golden robes.

    Now that her education is completed she has returned to England an heiress in order to be finished in the proper English fashion so that she might be prepared for marriage


    Personality: [Optional.]
    Sample Roleplay Post: See Augustus
    Out of Character
    Name: Dante
    Age: OLDER THAN TIME
    Contact: here is best
    Other Characters: Augustus Avery
    How did you hear about us?: Washed in on the tide of RPGD
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    Amazing set by Nolan
    #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
    Absent August 2nd-18th.
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