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~
    Meta Lestrange
    In Character
    Full Name: Meta Mathilde Lestrange
    Nicknames: --
    Birthdate: 25 March 1876
    Current Age: 11
    Occupation: Student
    Residence: Hogsmeade; Priam Lestrange's Home
    Hogwarts House: Gryffindor
    Wand: Surprisingly swishy, 12'', English Oak and dragon heartstring
    Blood Status: Pureblood
    Social Class: Upper Class
    Orestes Lestrange, father (1836-1885)
    Elda Lestrange nèe Hall, mother (1851-1884)
    Kristoffer Lestrange, brother (1871)
    Frida Lestrange, sister (1873)
    Gretchen Lestrange, sister (1874)
    Klaus Lestrange II, brother (1879-1884)
    Hilda Lestrange, sister (1881-1885)
    Aric Lestrange, brother (1883-1884)

    Priam Lestrange, uncle; guardian (1844)
    Nephele Lestrange née Selwyn, formerly Thicknesse, aunt; maternal figure (1858)
    Ophiuchus Lestrange, cousin (1872)
    Octavian Lestrange, cousin (1875-1884)
    Ironically, he was a good friend of Meta's when he was still alive.
    Clelia Lestrange, cousin (1880)
    Corisande Lestrange, cousin (1880)
    Odysseus Lestrange, cousin (1884)
    Livius Thicknesse, "cousin" (1878)
    Laurentia Thicknesse, "cousin" (1878)
    Meta is very obviously a Lestrange and very much her late father's daughter where her appearance is concerned. She has pin straight black hair, strong dark eyebrows and fierce dark brown eyes. She'll obviously grow to be a tall girl and is thin and gangly build-wise. She is ambidextrous, through she mostly uses her right hand unless she wants to annoy her governess by using her left one.
    Early Years. Being just another girl, one wouldn't expect her to receive much attention from her parents, and that was kind of true when she was a baby. Meta still managed to receive everyone's attention even in the early years of her life, mostly by displaying signs of magic. Whenever she cried, fragile things like vases and glasses would break into pieces. Soon, her nannies couldn't leave her alone, for they feared that there would be no vases left in the house. Luckily, once Meta started talking these displays of magic kind of stopped. That didn't mean that Meta stopped being a loud child.

    No, Meta had always been a really loud child. Mostly following Kristoffer's example, Meta used her rather loud voice to gain everyone's attention. She would scream at people if they didn't give her enough attention and she often would throw things, though she stopped once she realized that this would only make her grounded for a couple of days. Still, yelling was not the only thing that could make her gain attention. Being always a rather talkative child, Meta never had trouble being the center of a conversation, whether it was between her sisters or friends.

    Meta was considered a trouble-maker by many of her nannies and governesses, not because she was especially rebellious but due to her loud, demanding and rather rude personality. She always had trouble respecting older people other than her parents and uncles and she always felt that she could freely yell at her governesses and nannies because they were just some servants. Meta was a Lestrange, after all, and she was taught from a young age that she superiour to mudbloods and those of a lower social status.

    October 1, 1882. Meta's new governess arrives to the house, Miss Mirella Lestrange. She was the daughter of Orestes' uncle, who ruined the family to the point of them falling from the upper to the lower end of the middle class. Meta quickly takes to Mirella, who she never disrespects as much as she would her other governesses.

    January, 1883. Meta, who never got along with her sister Gretchen, cuts off her hair in the night. That causes quite a bit drama in the night and in the morning, all the Lestrange girls have their hair cut as Orestes believed they should have the same lenght.

    July, 1883. Gretchen, along with their cousin Seneca Lestrange, is kidnapped by a muggleborn. Thanks to the letters they sent, hinting their location, they are rescued by Orestes and Seneca's father.

    March 25, 1884. On her birthday, Meta throws one of her tantrums. She is later punished by her father, who uses crucio on her to teach her a lesson. Meta does indeed learn her lesson and becomes much less controlled when it comes to her anger and emotions.

    May, 1884. Meta's good friend and cousin, Octavian Lestrange, dies in what is told to be a boating incident.

    July, 1884. The Orestes Lestrange household is one of the affected by the "Laughing Plague", which claims the lives of her brother Aric and her grandmother Silvia.

    After the Ministry decides to force a quarantine on the citizens of Hogsmeade, Orestes promptly takes his family to Elda's old home in London. There, he murders her in her father's old office and publicly claims she was another victim of the plague. Meta is somewhat saddened by her death but that does not last for long - after all, she and her mother were never particularly close.

    When a fire breaks out in Hogsmeade and burns down their home in Wellingtonshire, Orestes decides to permanently move his family to London. Meta doesn't mind the change, as she quite likes the new house.

    March, 1885. Orestes dies in an explosion at the Ministry. His children are seperated; the boys are put under Lucius Lestrange's care, whereas the girls under Priam Lestrange's. At this point, Meta is so used to moving houses that she doesn't really care. She also doesn't really feel anything about her father's death, not after he cast Crucio on her. (Unknown to everyone.)

    July, 1885. Hilda is killed by a mountain troll.

    September, 1885. Gretchen goes to Hogwarts, is sorted into Slytherin. Meta is the only daughter of Orestes Lestrange left at Uncle Priam's house.

    September, 1887. Meta joins her siblings at Hogwarts. She's sorted into Gryffindor, an unorthodox house for a Lestrange, but not a big surprise given Meta's loud personality.

    Since childhood, Meta has been a loud and demanding child. She's stubborn and hates it when she doesn't have her way. She's also really independant. She rarely cares about the opinions of others. She's not good at following rules. She can be fierce in her emotion to others, be it love or hatred. She often gets in foot-in-mouth situations,
    seeing that she's outspoken and rarely filters herself before speaking.
    Out of Character
    Name: Soph
    Age: 20
    Contact: PM and Skype
    Last updated on 3rd September 2017
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