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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    01.11 I've got a bit of a reputation...
    01.06 AC underway, and a puzzle to solve!
    01.01 Happy new year! Have some announcements of varying importance.
    12.31 Enter the Winter Labyrinth if you dare!
    12.23 Professional Quidditch things...
    12.21 New stamp!
    12.20 Concerning immortality
    12.16 A heads up that the Secret Swap deadline is fast approaching!
    12.14 Introducing our new Minister of Magic!
    12.13 On the first day of Charming, Kayte gave to me...
    12.11 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.
    In Character
    Full Name: Abigail Grace Nott
    Nicknames: Circe, if asked for a last name, she'll go by 'Circe Barret'
    Birthdate: November 17, 1869
    Current Age: 17 years
    Occupation: Con Artist of the Ashwinders
    Reputation: 3
    Residence: The Horned Serpent, Knockturn Alley, London
    Hogwarts House: Slytherin
    Wand: Sycamore, 13 7/8", flexible, veela hair
    Blood Status: halfblood
    Social Class: lowerclass
    Quote:At this point in her life, she holds no connection with her family as 'Abigail' is assumed dead at this point, their cover story being that she had been kidnapped and assumed dead after five years of not being found. Therefor she is technically still betrothed as death does not veto one rather let one aquire another. Not that she cares.
    She considers the other Ashwinders more of a family than she ever did her blood family.
    Quote:For the bravo she possesses in her demeanor she lacks in height, coming up to only to a height of four foot ten inches, making her seem tiny when line up alongside the rest of her team. And small height tends to correspond to a small weight and she is no different, only tipping the scale at a meager 93 pounds. This means she relies more on speed than strength with things get rough. She uses her size to her advantage and likes to play on the unexpected for underneath the layer of skirts and dress is a layer of muscle that could pack a decent punch - one has to be able to find for themselves when they surround themselves with those who frequent Knockturn Alley. She is loose in her morals and is rarely bothered by anyone seeing her in any state of undress, though she aims to look her best no matter what she happens to be wearing and her hair is her pride and joy. Touch and you'll lose whatever body part you touched it with. The color itself fluctuates between blonde and dirty blonde depending on the lighting along with simple gray colored eyes. er snake tattoo, the one that marks her as one of the Ashwinders, is tuck away on her right breast and wraps around, down to her stomach, as she needs it hidden when playing bait no matter what she wears. She had been known to use her right hand for writing and wand work
    Quote:'The Deb' was born to a far better lifestyle than the one she lives now, rather than living in the Horned Serpent her whole life, she once belonged to a family of upper-class means. The only daughter in a mass of brothers, she was doted on her whole life. Her mother and father could devote their full attention towards her and prepare her for marriage. She spent much of her life being told she was pretty and that the only thing she deserved was the best, and she took that lesson to heart. She was picky about her friends, she picked those who were pretty, but not pretty enough to outshine her when she started Hogwarts very close to the age twelve. She did okay in her schooling, never at the top, but never in the bottom either for her first few years.

    It was during her middle of her fourth year when issues arrived for the not so perfect after all Abigail. The fourth year was the year she was introduced to the only briefly mention before betrothed. He almost met her standards. He had the blood. He had the magic, of course. He had the money. Of did he have the money. And of course, the name. But there was one thing he lacked. He wasn't handsome enough. And to her, that might as well been everything. Average would not pass. And once a brief argument with her parents confirmed that there would be no passing out, she ran away. Something she might not have thought through.

    And that was the next year of her life. Roughing it. So many times she thought of going home when she once again woke up covered in dirt. When the first thing she saw when she opened her eyes was another rat. When she looked no better than those street rats she had always made fun of. And she almost does, till one day, like a light at the end of the dark tunnel, she meets Miss Lila. Miss Lila sees her worth. She sees her beauty for the true worth it is. Miss Lila takes her in and she gets to take her first bath in over a year. While she doesn't have her oils, it sure feels like heaven even if the waters cold. And so the two form a deal. Miss Lila would keep her pretty and Abigail plays the role as bait and helps out with the crime rolls. So when Miss Lila ask the girl her name, she answered with no hesitation. Circe. Her name is Circe now and with the new name, she dones the snake tattoo that tells of her new life. Her old life is behind her. Both of them. And while she misses her dresses and maids and trinkets, she slowly learned to love her new found freedom, and her ability not to settle for second best, it might just take some time to get back to where she was.

    Her whole life is the Ashwinders now, three years later, and she finds it hard to imagine herself back at home in the stuffy manor or restricted to the timetables of Hogwarts. Or back with her 'friends' rather that the other Ashwinders. With them she is free, the bounds of society are lessened.
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    Out of Character
    Name: Nichole
    Other Characters: CML

    — 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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