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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    02.12 An early Valentine's Day announcement!
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    02.03 PW Winner and February's Writing Challenge
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    12.28 The activity check approaches!
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    11.08 Wenches are Hiring!
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    February 1887
    02.01 - 02.28 Posting Wizard
    February Writing Challenge
    02.14 Potion Brewing Competition
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    31st December, 1886

    At eighteen months Theo was happy and healthy and thoroughly exhausting. Quite how her mother had managed this with so many of them she would never know and it was to her lasting regret that she could never ask her now.

    “Careful of the icy patches Theo,” Cassie instructed in a bright but hushed voice, hand holding firmly to her son's as she carefully walked over the shimmering, crunchy ground of the cemetery. It wouldn’t do not to lead by example after all – although where she had picked up that little pearl of wisdom she couldn’t say!

    "Hello mum," she smiled at the headstone, hardly an elaborate one but more than enough to make her feel sad and fond all at once. She crouched down and wrapped her arms around her son. "Say 'hello granny'."

    Theo garbled something that sounded vaguely similar and Cassie giggled at his gurgling. Hearing a crunch on the ground she turned her head to the path and saw someone coming towards them (and hitting the ground with a thump)-

    (if you see this in a post then Cassie's inner eye can see your character doing something)
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    Audrinas child was a few weeks old an already the most dear thing that Audrina had in her life. She'd gone back to work two weeks after she had given birth to the girl and it was all she could do not to run home every night. Perhaps she should get something within Irvingly rather than making the commute back and forth. She planned to discuss it with her husband sometime down the line.

    Today though, she had decided to pay a visit to her mother in the cemetery. Her mother didn't even have a tombstone, they'd been much too poor for that! Instead, there was a small plaque bearing the womans name and that was that.

    Wondering privately to herself if Keefe wouldn't mind paying for a little bit of a better one, she looked up at the sound of someone crying out for her to be careful. The next moment, she was slipping and sliding and landing on her rear with a soft thump. "Warning came a bit late, I'm afraid," she chuckled good naturedly as she worked on getting back up.
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    Offering the woman a conciliatory smile Cassie jumped to her feet with the alacrity of somebody in charge of the toddler and quickly made her way over to offer the hand that wasn’t tugging Theo along gently. The blonde looked to be dressed along the same lines as she was – notably prettier, but not much flashier – which probably meant she came from much the same stock, but she seemed cheerful enough so Cassie didn’t bother being too deferential just in case she was a respectable wife of Bartonburg who would look down on her.

    She had learnt well that some ladies of the upper classes were not quite so amiable but in the cemetery people seemed to reach a cordial détente.

    “Let me help you up, it’s my fault really, I should have called out sooner.”

    Theo tugged on her hand, but he seemed to be pulling back towards her mother so she felt a swell of affection for his instinctive direction, yet she held him still. This cemetery was awash with places to hide where even she wouldn’t be able to see him.
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    Audrinas face adopted one of gratitude as the woman came over to help her up. The ground that was currently beneath her seemed to be especially slippery and she would have had a time of it getting to her feet had she been alone. It was quite a stroke of luck that the brunette had been in the cemetery and seemed a helpful sort.

    "How could it be your fault?" She asked in bemusement that was mixed with some lighthearted amusement. "You didn't ice the ground, after all." Obviously, she was clueless to the identity of the woman before her. "[/b]I'm Mrs Audrina O'Fannon. I work at Honeydukes,"[/b] she said in introduction once she was back on her feet and had moved to less icy terrain.
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