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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    Demelza McGonagall
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    In Character
    Full Name: Demelza Lillian McGonagall
    Nicknames: Dezzy, Demi, Elza
    Birthdate: February 14th, 1873
    Current Age: 14 years
    Occupation: Third Year Student 
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Irvingly
    Hogwarts House: Hufflepuff
    Wand: Laurel, dragon heartstring, 8 3/4", stiff
    Blood Status: halfblood
    Social Class: middle-class
    Family:
    Quote:Matthew McGonagall, father [1845]
    Evelyn McGonagall nee Urquart, mother [1854]
    Timothy McGonagall, brother - twin [1873] 
    Ethan McGonagall, brother [1875] 
    Edward McGonagall, brother [1880]

    Douglas McGonagall, grandfather
    Rachel McGonagall née Clapham, grandmother [1823]
    Marian ------ née McGonagall, aunt [1842]
    Margery ------ née McGonagall, aunt [1847]
    Murphy McGonagall, uncle [1848]

    Gaylord Urquart, Grandfather [1802-1879]
    Iphigenia Urquart nee Goyle, Grandmother [1821]

    Melchior Urquart, uncle [1840]
    — Jacqueline Urquart nee Wilde, aunt [1852-1884], estranged
    — Elijah Urquart, cousin [1874], estranged
    — Gabriel Urquart, cousin [1880], estranged

    Caspar Urquart, uncle [1843]
    — Olivia Urquart nee Burke, aunt [1855-1875]

    Balthazar Urquart, uncle [1845]
    — Mary Urquart nee Adams, aunt [1853-1886]
    — Delight Urquart, cousin [1871]
    — Topaz Urquart, cousin [1873]
    — Ruby Urquart, cousin [1873]
    — Sebastian Urquart, cousin [1875]
    — James Urquart, cousin [1884]
    — Adam Urquart, cousin[1884]

    Fairy, the tankinese cat
    Appearance: One of the first things most people notice about the girl is how pristine she looks. Her always chosen to accent her blueish colored eyes, her blonde hair curled or straightened to perfection with no strand out of place. She isn't tall per say, however, she is taller than the company she keeps, making her four feet and eleven inches seem large. She is easily a stick, weighing in at only eighty-four pounds, that make her seem more like skin and bone, though she fits her fancy dress quite well. She tends to wear upper-class fashions when she can, bitter of a legacy stolen before she was born, along with the jewels and hair to match. She holds her wand in her right hand.
    History: 
    Quote:1873
    Two children are born to Matthew and Evelyn, twins, a boy, Timothy, and a girl, Demelza.

    1875
    Two years later, Demelza gains another brother who is named Ethan, though, at two, she doesn't really care much about him, rather than the fact her parents no longer pay as much attention to her and her twin - the only one she doesn't yet mind sharing the spotlight with.

    1878
    At five, Dezzy shows her first signs of magic. While it should be a pleasant even, she is instead in a fair bit of trouble as she was caught in the act of almost injuring her youngest brother with a toy after her mother leaves her to check on him - thankfully the wooden toy was stopped in time.

    1879
    When her grandfather's, Gaylord's body is found, murdered, the family moves to Bartonburg.

    1880
    Her youngest brother is born, and seven-year-old Demelza is only slightly more rational about Edward than she was Ethan and turns her time towards preening for the ever thinning attention.

    1882
    The family moves to Irvingly, something she isn't too thrilled about while her eldest cousin, of those in contact, is off to school. 

    1884
    Her mother miscarries and while Evelyn is upset, Demelza is quite okay with the fact. That is one less sibling to steal away the attention and her father is home more often! She also starts school this year, meaning a bit of the attention is placed back on her. Ruby and Topaz are also starting Hogwarts with her! She is more pleased about Ruby than Topaz, however. Also, her uncle becomes Minister of Magic.

    1886-1887
    During her third year, Demelza adds on two electives, Divinations and Earth Magic.
    Personality: bubbly. social. termperamental. flirty. petty. loyal. won't settle. 
    Out of Character
    Name: Nichole
    Age: 17
    Other Characters: Calla, Perenia, Salome
    classes: earth magic, divination, music, transfiguration, charms, potions, history of magic, defense against the dark arts, astronomy, herbology, etiquette
    #2
    APPLICATION ACCEPTED!


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    — 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

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    Thanks for deciding to join us, we hope you have a blast! :D
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