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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    12.13 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.
    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~
    Cecily Gallivan
    In Character
    Full Name: Cecily Grace Gallivan
    Nicknames: Cee
    Birthdate: 29th of August, 1870
    Current Age: 16
    Occupation: Student
    Residence: Hogsmeade; Sapphire Way
    Hogwarts House: Ravenclaw
    Wand: Quite flexible, 10'', hazel and unicorn tail hair
    Blood Status: Halfblood
    Social Class: Upper Class
    Nathaniel Gallivan, father (1840)
    Victoria Gallivan nèe Hamilton, mother (1850-1876)
    Veronica Gallivan née Harkiss, step-mother (1859)
    Theodore Gallivan, brother (1868)
    Nathaniel Gallivan II, half-brother (1882)
    Selene Gallivan, half-sister (1883)
    Cecily is tall for a girl, standing at five feet and six inches. She's very athletic and that shows - she has wider shoulders than what is considered attractive. Her body has the desirable curves but it lacks the daintiness a lady ought to have. She has a pointy chin and generally a plain but pretty appearance. Her hair is blonde and awkwardly wavy. Her eyes are hazel like her father's. She's ambidextrous but she uses her left hand.

    Growing up she was dressed in warm and rosy colours, but recently (after discovering her father's lycanthropy), she's taken to wearing darker colours. Generally she never cared too much about fashion, being the "Just put on something and came" type ever since growing to an age where she'd be expected to pick her clothes.
    August 29th, 1870. Cecily is born on her father’s birthday as the second child and first daughter of Nathaniel and Victoria Gallivan. She is a sweet and mild-mannered baby who rarely causes any trouble to her wetnurses.

    October, 1876. At the age of six, Cecily loses her mother. What the whole family knows is that her death was a tragic accident, but she was in fact killed by her husband. Nathaniel had no plans of offing her, of course, her death being nothing but a tragic accident caused by his secret lycanthropy. Due to her young age, Cecily does not remember much of that day, nor of her mother. Growing up, all Cecily can recall of Victoria is a faint memory of her perfume and her dark hair.

    1877. Wizards start to be hunted down and the Gallivans, along with many other wizarding families, move from their previous home in the countryside to the town of Hogsmeade. Cecily is not at all saddened by the change, as it meant that she’d get to be surrounded by more people than she previously was.

    September, 1879. Theodore receives his letter from Hogwarts, where he is sorted into Ravenclaw. This somewhat worries Cecily, who had yet to display any magic herself. She knew that with her father being muggleborn, he wouldn’t be so harsh on her for being a squib as other fathers would, but she still doesn't like the possibility of not having magic.

    May 12th, 1881. Her father remarries to a young middle class debutante, Veronica Harkiss. Unlike her brother who does not take well to their father’s second marriage, Cecily is happy for it, as she had lacked a maternal figure almost all her life.

    September, 1881. Cecily joins her brother in Ravenclaw and she quickly makes friends, her personality making her somewhat popular among her peers. She befriends Miss Egeria Rivers and Miss Charity Baddock, a Gryffindor and a Hufflepuff respectively. In the end, though, she grows closer to Miss Laura Humphrey, a Ravenclaw from her year.

    February of 1882. Cee and Egeria have a heated argument on blood purity and stop talking for a while.

    April, 1882. The art teacher at the time, Horace Blackburn, secretly starts attacking any students who happen to be halfbloods or muggleborns, in an attempt to “cleanse” Hogwarts from them. Cecily loses her sight for a while and is forced to remain at the Hospital Wing until she gets it back. Despite that, her attack has its benefits, as she and Egeria start talking once again.

    May, 1882. Cecily gains a half-brother, Nathaniel. She is pleased to be an older sister.

    September, 1883. Cecily gains a half-sister, Selene. Her birth is a bit more difficult to adjust to, as Cecily was used to being the only girl for so long.

    August of 1885. Cecily discovers her father's secret. She starts resenting him which is caused partially because she's terrified of him and because she feels that she's lost her trust in him. For the next two years, Cee becomes a terror about it. She rebels because it feels like the best way of coping with the "betrayal".

    July 31st, 1887. Cecily is picked as Ravenclaw's Quidditch captain for her final year.
    Cecily is an adaptable and extroverted girl. She makes friends with ease, when she wants to. She gives out an illusion of confidence, but she is actually somewhat insecure. She never thought of herself as particularly extraordinary, especially compared to her older brother.

    Cecily can be judgemental which is ironic, because she dislikes bigoted people. In recent years, she has shown that she can have a terrible temper.

    She's proud.
    Sample Roleplay Post:
    Quote:Cecily couldn't believe that she had completed her second year at Hogwarts. Time seemed to be passing so quickly and before she knew it she would be a woman! Her thirteenth birthday was only two months away, but Cecily was still preparing for her third year and she was excited. She had picked up Ancient Runes and Divination as her elective classes, so she decided to buy some books about the two topics to read during the summer.

    As she tried to pick up a bright purple book from one of the highest shelves, Cecily was shoved aside by some rude person who even stepped on her foot! Before Cecily could help herself, she exclaimed: "Careful!"
    Out of Character
    Name: Soph
    Age: 20

    Last updated on August 26th, 2017
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