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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    12.13 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.
    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~
    Benevolence Montague
    In Character

    Full Name: Benevolence Lily Montague

    Nicknames: Benny

    Birthdate: 1st December 1865

    Current Age: 20

    Occupation: Owner and Florist at Montague's House of Flowers 

    Reputation: 5

    Residence: London, England

    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw

    Wand: Rose wood, 15 inchs, Pheonix tail feather

    Blood Status: Pure

    Social Class:  middle

    Family: Lordson Montague -Owner/Founder of Montague House of Flowers(deceased)
    Sonya Montague -Mother -(deceased)

    Appearance: Benevolence is a woman of average height, about 5,2 but of good figure, even without her corset she has a petite waist and an slim figure otherwise.  She has very pale skin which is contrasted with her very dark, jet black  hair which she tends to keep in unfussy styles, and isnt found of the heavily ornamented, nor lead set ringlets as she thinks they make her face look frumpy and fat. She does however, wear a flower in her hair most days at work.  She has large blue eyes which she sees as her most attractive feature and a prominent cupids bow mouth.  

    Her style of dress is simple and practical, her work in her fathers former flower shop means that she generally wears block colours, without patterns, or overly fussy ornamentation and she HATES English pointwork and will not wear it under any circumstances.  

    *Lordson and Sonya Montague Marry
    *Their first child William is born, but is sickly and weak child
    *Born in London to Lordson and Sonya Montague (Nee Lawrence), Benevolance was a bouncing and healthy baby girl
    * Twin Girls named Laurel and Esther are born, Esther is still born
    *Their father sets up Shop in London
    *William dies shortly after his 6th birthday
    *Benevolence displays magic, her parents are delighted
    *The family business grows in strength, due to her fathers hard work
    * Benevolence goes to Hogwarts and is sorted into Ravenclaw
    * While Benevolence is away at school Laurel drowns in a freak accident
    * Her mother becomes very depressed, and is treated at home by doctors
    * Shortly before returning home after her OWLs she recieved word that her mother has been found dead in the same pond where Laurel drown, official cause is accident but all suspect suicide. 
    * Benevolence, passes her OWLs, and goes on to study 4 NEWTs, achieving respectable grades
    * She  was a débutante at Hogwarts
    * The week after the coming out took place her father had a heart attack in the store and died. 
    * Benevolance took over the running of her fathers store.  

    Personality: [Optional.]

    Sample Roleplay Post: See others
    Out of Character

    Name: Dante


    Contact: Leapidra : Skype
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    How did you hear about us?: I hide in Té's hair
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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.

    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
    — Kayte isn't awesome at networking. Get in touch if you'd like a thread! —

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