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
    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~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
    09.24 We have new Wenches!
    November 1887
     
        
     
    Miss Lila
    #1
    In Character
    Full Name: Mercy May Kingsley (see below)
    Nicknames: She goes exclusively by “Lila” or “Miss Lila” depending on who is addressing her.
    Birthdate: February 28th, 1859
    Current Age: Twenty-Eight
    Occupation: Thief
    Reputation: 2
    Residence:
    Though she technically keeps the grandest room at The Horned Serpent (not that that’s saying much), Lila also secretly keeps a flat for herself in Muggle London because one can never be too careful.
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin
    Wand: Hawthorne, 10¼ inches with a dragon heartstring core. Brittle.
    Blood Status: Halfblood
    Social Class: Lower Class
    Family:
    To hear Lila tell it, she’s an orphan. Never saw much need to claim anything else.
    Appearance:
    Lila’s mixed heritage is plain at a glance, with skin darkened by genetics rather than sun complimented by brown hair and eyes. A sturdy woman with a moderate degree of curve to her, she stands at reasonable five feet and three inches in height. She moves lithely out of necessity, and favours a shirt and breeches over more effeminate clothing. Regardless of her attire, her feet are always enclosed (save for sleeping, bathing, etc.) in sturdy, well-worn leather boots. A snake tattoo winding around the upper portion of her wand arm signifies her allegiance to the Ashwinders. She is left-handed.
    History:
    Little is known of Lila’s background before she set up camp in London, and most assume that what they’ve heard can be taken with a grain of salt, for it’s she who spread it around. Certain elements of “common knowledge” are probably true—such as the fact that she was removed from Hogwarts midway through her sixth year for having fingers too sticky for their own good. That she remained that long simply on her grades is also likely true, though her bearing hints at a moneyed background, whether it exists or not.

    What is known is that a two-bit thief joined up with the Ashwinders at the tender young age of seventeen, and within three years had risen in the ranks to have ol’ Simeon’s ear. When a knife found the wrong organ in a brawl and he went down, she was there to swoop in and take over, and it’s a position she has held ever since. Under her vision, territory expanded from the block or so around the Serpent all the way east to where Crooks’ Lane meets Knockturn Alley proper.

    Any issues in-house have been dealt with swiftly and justly, and while members of her acquired ‘family’ have come and gone, Lila herself has remained standing—and plans to for a good long while.
    Personality:
    WILY — SHARP-WITTED — STUBBORN — PRAGMATIC


    Notes:
    — Bisexual
    — Unregistered animagus coyote, which isn’t the most subtle thing but a lot of people assume she’s just a big dog, so there’s that
    — Good at VE parkour but can’t apparate without losing limbs; you win some, you lose some
    — LIGHT OF FOOT AND LIGHTER OF HAND~
    — Fluent only in English but can swear in four languages.
    Sample Roleplay Post:
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    Out of Character
    Name: Kayte
    Other Characters: Fuck off.
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    A DEN OF ASHWINDERS!
    mj is my love
    #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 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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