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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    You have found our archive! Charming lives on here!
    02.05 One last puzzle before we depart!
    02.01 AC? What AC?
    01.26 Impending URL changes!
    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...
    Power in Over His Head
    JUNE 12TH 1887

    A Letter From A Concerned Voter

    Mr. Conri Power, owner of Power Charms and Spell Supplies, recently announced his candidacy for Minister of Magic, based, it would seem, on the strength of his business experience since he has no experience in the Ministry or in any relevant political endeavor. As a successful businessman myself, I will not discount the idea that many valuable life lessons and leadership strengths can be learned and cultivated through the practice of running and managing a business, particularly one that one has seen from its roots as opposed to inheriting from a more interested relation. That being said, I fear those with less experience in this field may be inclined to overlook one very key detail from Mr. Power's announcement: he has been the proprietor of his shop since 1886, meaning he has been in the position less than one year.

    There is nothing which happens in the first year of a fledgling business that qualifies a man to take leadership of the country. No significant challenges have arisen to be overcome and no hard decisions have had to be made.
    A year is not really even a good measure of whether his shop is destined for success or not, as many ill-advised ventures have folded after drying up their capital two or even three years into their histories. The mere fact of his shop's continued existence does not mean that Mr. Power has any business skills and certainly does not make him a qualified leader.

    At this stage, his growing company will still demand much of his time and effort if he wants to make it a successful endeavor. Mr. Power also recently married, and as any family man knows, new marriages are not without their own sets of difficulties. What makes Power think he is capable of juggling a third metaphorical ball at this point - and Britain, when he inevitably drops one, do you want to run the risk that the branch being sacrificed is your country?


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