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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    12.08 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~
    December 1887
    SWP7 is live!
    12.01-12.24 Secret Swap
    12.02-01.06 Posting Wizard
    12.09 Hogwarts Hogsmeade Visit
    Pettigrew Annual Quidditch Party
    12.13 The 1887 MoM Election
    12.13-12.24 12 Days of Charming
    12.21 Christmas Dance
    And More!
    Blythe M. Fairchild
    In Character
    Full Name: Blythe Mayfield Fairchild
    Nicknames: --
    Birthdate: October 12th, 1871
    Current Age: Fifteen
    Occupation: Fourth Year
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Irvingly
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin
    Wand: Hawthorne with a dittany stalk core, precisely ten inches and firm.
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Middle Class
    Mayfield Fairchild, Father [1840]
    Henrietta Fairchild née Bulstrode, Mother [1852-1875]
    Adeline Fairchild, Sister [1868]

    Temperance Fairchild, Aunt [1845]
    Davinder Patil, ??? [1876]
    Isis, Simese Cat [1883]
    As unremarkable in size and shape as she is in attitude, Blythe stands at a modest four feet and eleven inches of slight, almost bony frame. Her natural blonde locks have been died a deep brown by her aunt since before she began her time at Hogwarts; it’s never occurred to her to tell anyone that it’s not her natural colour. As her aunt insists on having her wear modest cuts and the colours of half-mourning regardless of the fact that no one has died recently, she favors her school robes much of the time. At least they are supposed to be black.

    She is left-handed, but has been well-trained to use only her right. As a result, her wandwork is lacking.
    1871 | Blythe is the second and ultimately final child born to Mayfield and Henrietta Fairchild. She joins existing sister Adeline in their Godric’s Hollow home.
    1875 | Her mother dies of sickness. Blythe’s first act of magic sees her console herself by briefly bringing one of her dolls to life. Adeline takes quite jealous, as she has yet to perform magic herself.
    1877 | Mayfield goes to India on business, leaving his daughters to the care of his devoutly religious sister. Blythe sees her father only three times in the decade to follow.
    1879 | Summer comes, but Adeline’s Hogwarts letter does not. Temperance forces the girls deep in to prayer, as she believes squibs to be a punishment for a family’s sins. Mayfield returns home briefly in the autumn, but says little. Aunt Temperance also begins dying Blythe’s hair in an effort to distance her from her ‘wayward’ sister.
    1883 | Blythe bids a tearful farewell to her sister and departs for Hogwarts, where she is sorted into Slytherin. Her years in her aunt’s care have left her a shy girl, and she struggles to make friends.
    1884 | Mayfield returns home in June and departs with Adeline. When he returns three days later, it is without Blythe’s sister, and she is chastised whenever she questions the matter. She assumes that he has killed her. This does not do wonders for her self-confidence. Her father leaves just before Blythe returns to Hogwarts, though not before moving the family to Irvingly.  
    1885 | Now a third year, Blythe adds Divination and Ancient Runes to her course roster.
    1886 | Blythe begins her fourth year. In December, she spends her first Christmas with her father in ten years. He leaves behind a young Indian boy, called Davinder. Blythe is not entirely sure why, but knows better than to ask.

    Detailed later, yo.
    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Kayte
    Age: 26
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    set by emjay <3

    — 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 Leader(s):
    Nolan @Theseus Greengrass

    — 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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