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
    11.21 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~
    09.30 The AC Approaches
    09.24 We have new Wenches!
    November 1887
     
        
     
    Augusta Selwyn
    #1
    In-Character
    Full Name: Augusta Phyllis Selwyn
    Nicknames:
    Birthdate: September 23, 1873
    Current Age: Fourteen Years
    Occupation: Hogwarts Student
    Reputation: 5
    Residence: Hogsmeade
    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
    Wand: Redwood, 11¾", Dragon Heartstring, Hard
    Blood Status: Pureblood #sorrynotsorry
    Social Class: Upper Class
    Family:
    Edmund Selwyn, Father [1835-1884]
    Drusilla Selwyn (née Blishwick), Mother [1851]
    Marcus Selwyn, Brother [1871]

    Edric Selwyn, Paternal Uncle [1826-1884]
    — @Katherina Selwyn (née Lestrange), Aunt [1830]
    —— Michelle Fawley (née Selwyn), Cousin [1850-1884]
    —— Lucille Gallaghan (née Selwyn), Cousin [1856-1884]
    —— @Nephele Lestrange (née Selwyn), Cousin [1858]
    —— Kimon Selwyn, Cousin [1862]
    —— Noelle Macmillan (née Selwyn), Cousin [1865-1885]
    Appearance:
  • Stands at an average 5'1" tall and weighs slightly less than average. Has not yet grown from her childish frame.
  • Pretty enough features, with dark brown hair and bright blue eyes. Wears her hair in a curly, braided bun.
  • Dresses in pretty, fashionable fabrics, usually in darker shades of blue and purple. Hates flashy patterns.
  • Wields her wand with her right hand.
  • History:
    1873 — Augusta is born the second child and first daughter to Edmund and Drusilla Selwyn. While not necessarily a quiet child, she proves far less troublesome than her elder brother in her first months of life.

    1877 — Muggles discover the magical world and much of the wizarding community is forced to go into hiding. Augusta's parents move the family to Hogsmeade, an all-magical wizarding village in Scotland.

    1879 — Augusta's first sign of magic appears when she turns her icky peas into a plate of pudding. The day is greatly celebrated in the Selwyn family.

    1884 — Both Augusta's father and uncle fall victim to the Hogsmeade laughing plague. Scandal hits her family when her Uncle Edric leaves the majority of his estate to a bastard rather than his own children. Augusta's mother shows a great deal of resentment after the family's name is tarnished, and that resentment is passed onto her youngest. However, there's no denying that there is a certain pleasure in watching her cousins' — aka the "important" Selwyns' — downfall.

    1885 — Augusta begins Hogwarts and is sorted into Ravenclaw. Though she fully expected to be sorted into Slytherin, she's not all too disappointed with the Sorting Hat's decision. She soon figures out that one of her uncle's bastard's children, Cygnus Slughorn, is also in her year; she is entirely displeased and is soon happy that she was not sorted into Slytherin alongside him. She quickly finds friends with some of the other girls in her year. Her favorite classes prove to be History of Magic and Charms.

    1887 — Augusta enters her third year and adds Care of Magical Creatures, Ghoul Studies, and Ancient Studies to her class schedule. None prove to be her favorite class, but she does enjoy all of them.
    Personality:
    CYNICAL. SNARKY. DISMISSIVE. PESSIMISTIC. STANDOFFISH. GENERALLY POLITE. INTELLIGENT. ARROGANT. RESPONSIBLE. RESPECTFUL. WITTY. MINDFUL. GENEROUS. SELFLESS IN NATURE.
    Out of Character
    Name: Bree
    Age: 18
    #2
    Application Approved!

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    — Add your character to the master list
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    — Secure your spot in Charming’s history
    Introduce yourself to the community
    — Start networking, or just jump into a thread!

    Please feel free to contact me or any member of our staff team if you have any questions.
    We hope your time here is magical!

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