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Charlie Abberline

Hit Wizard | Out of His Shell
 
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Steven
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Straight 11 1/2 Inch Unyielding Mahogany Wand with Acromantula Web Core
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10/2031 (18)
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It felt nice to set foot in the village again after such a long time. He had left the school so abruptly that he never got the chance to say goodbye to it and its surroundings properly, which he regretted greatly as it felt more like home to him than the school and the village in Scotland ever did. And now that he was free to do as he pleased, Charlie figured that he'd come back to see if anything had changed while he was in England. Of course, the Hit Wizard also hoped that he would come across a couple of familiar faces while here. He sat down on one of the free benches in the park and looked up at the castle in the distance, wondering what graduating from that school would have been like. While Charlie had always been somewhat of a loner during his school years, he at least he had a handful of friends here (who he regrettingly also left behind without saying as much as a word to them). Would they have forgotten about him now? Would someone else have broken his record of fastest chess win at the chess club? If so he'd be sad not to have been able to defend his title. He sighed as he continued to look at Hogwarts, and felt ashamed to admit that he would've rather stayed here than to return to England where he had been forced to take care of his father during the holidays.
 

Rose Holland

🍬Honeydukes Asst. | Impulsive | 2049 Graduate 🌹
 
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Daphne
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Straight 16 Inch Swishy Laurel Wand with Billywig Stinger Core
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Rose was just done with a shift at Honeydukes. It was strange to work there now that Jerara and Corrine were both gone, but she was glad to still work there.She wanted to look at different things for her future soon, but at least for now it was nice to work somewhere familiar. Though she did miss Hogwarts terribly every time she looked over at the castle in the distance. Rose had many things in her life that were changing. She had recently broken up with Kauri, and was soon going to be moving in with her two best friends. She was also still getting used to having a baby sister, though she enjoyed spending time with Lucy a lot. She was growing very fast. Rose was wandering through the park, not ready to return home yet. She looked at the castle in the distance and it nearly made her trip over her own to feet. Rose quickly managed to right herself without actually falling down, but she blushed and looked around if anyone had noticed that. Nearby, a young man was sitting on one of the benches. Rose was ready to give him a quick smile and move past him, but then she froze. She knew him. Rose blinked in disbelief, then stepped closer. "Charlie?" She asked, though it was unmistakably him. He had changed and gotten older, but she would recognize him anywhere. "What are you doing here?"
 

Charlie Abberline

Hit Wizard | Out of His Shell
 
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188
OOC First Name
Steven
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Mixed Blood
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Heterosexual
Wand
Straight 11 1/2 Inch Unyielding Mahogany Wand with Acromantula Web Core
Age
10/2031 (18)
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He guessed he shouldn't be so surprised to come across one of his old school friends here seeing as how close the village was to the castle, but still, Charlie couldn't help to look surprised when Rose stepped closer towards him. It had been a while now since he had last seen or heard from the woman so to have her stand in front of him all the sudden... well quite frankly he was at a loss for words. ''Rose? Wha-... Hey!'' he said bewildered, standing up to hug his friend as she came closer. However surprised he may be to see her here, it was definitely good to see her again. He let go of her, shrugged at the question and said, ''Had a day off and thought I'd come here to check this place out, see if it had changed much,'' his heavy Lincolnshire accent more noticeable than ever after spending two years in the company of his father. It hadn't changed that much, the village, it looked pretty much still looked the same as it did before he left, not that he actually thought that any big changes would've happened to the village though. ''What about you? What brings you here?''
 

Rose Holland

🍬Honeydukes Asst. | Impulsive | 2049 Graduate 🌹
 
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Rose was surprised that Charlie gave her a hug, but hugged him back happily. Their relationship had ended when Charlie had moved to England, and they hadn't had much contact since. It had been years now. "A day off?" She asked, trying to wrap her mind around it. "Where do you work?" Was he back in New Zealand? If he was, why hadn't he told her? Though, she guessed she hadn't actually kept up with him either. It had been too painful to keep writing after a while. Rose smiled at his question. "I live here, remember? At least in New Zealand." She said, though she tried her best not to sound accusatory. It hadn't been Charlie's fault that he'd had to move. "More to the point, I work at Honeyduke's." She said, gesturing vaguely in the direction of the store. "Kinda stayed around, even after I graduated." She said lightly.
 

Charlie Abberline

Hit Wizard | Out of His Shell
 
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OOC First Name
Steven
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Mixed Blood
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Heterosexual
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Straight 11 1/2 Inch Unyielding Mahogany Wand with Acromantula Web Core
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Charlie nodded his head in response and proudly said, ''I work for the British Ministry of Magic as a Hit Wizard.'' It had been his dream ever since he was little to work for the Department of Magical Law Enforcement and after seven long years, he finally achieved his goal of following in his parents' footsteps. He hoped his mother would be proud of him. Was he sad that the letters stopped coming after a while? Yes, he was, since she was his only connection left to the school. But after thinking about it Charlie could understand why they had stopped coming and so he had stopped writing them. They were doing well before their relationship had to stop so abruptly. Yet as the young adult looked at her he couldn't help but wonder what they would be like if he had just said no to his father's request of coming home. ''Of course,'' he replied, noticing the accusatory tone. He couldn't blame her. Charlie smiled when Rose told him that she worked at Honeydukes now. ''Does that mean that I can get a friends discount?'' he joked. ''But no, that's pretty cool,'' he added in all seriousness. He always liked that particular shop.
 

Rose Holland

🍬Honeydukes Asst. | Impulsive | 2049 Graduate 🌹
 
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Rose felt herself relax a little when Charlie explained he worked for the British Ministry of Magic. For a moment, she had thought he worked here somewhere and hadn't told her he was back. But it seemed like he was just visiting, and she couldn't fault him for that. As silence fell between them, Rose reflected on what it had been like to lose Charlie. She had been hurt and upset, and maybe a little angry even though she knew it hadn't been his fault. Seeing him again now, it made her think back to their time together. He had been her first boyfriend, and it all felt a little childish now, but it also made her feel nice to think back to it. They had always had a good time together. She smiled when he asked for a friend's discount. "I could ask my boss, maybe if you buy lots." She said with a smile. She shrugged a little as he said it was pretty cool. "Not as cool as a Hit Wizard. What exactly do you do?" She asked him, a little jealous that he had established himself in a career so quickly.
 

Charlie Abberline

Hit Wizard | Out of His Shell
 
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OOC First Name
Steven
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Mixed Blood
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Heterosexual
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Straight 11 1/2 Inch Unyielding Mahogany Wand with Acromantula Web Core
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''Guess I would have to come on over more often then,'' he replied. It surprised him how easy he found it to talk to Rose again after all this time. It was almost as if they hadn't stopped talking to one another. Perhaps she would like to stay in contact with him again once he'd be back in England. He smiled when she asked what he did as a Hit Wizard and said, ''When all hell breaks loose, it's us who'll be on the scene first to assess the situation, and if needed capture the dangerous criminals before they can cause more trouble. I guess one could say that we're sort of the police officers of the Wizarding World? We mostly keep ourselves busy with basically everyone who does not uphold the law up to a certain point.'' They weren't as important as the Aurors, whose job was a lot more difficult since they dealt with the worst of the worst, but Charlie found satisfaction in bringing in the lowlife scum. ''What about you, have you thought of something to do after Honeydukes?'' He wasn't particularly sure if it was a proper question to ask but he could not imagine someone like Rose working for a sweets shop for the rest of her life.
 

Rose Holland

🍬Honeydukes Asst. | Impulsive | 2049 Graduate 🌹
 
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Daphne
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Rose tried not to be too happy about the idea of Charlie coming to visit more often. While she had been very happy with him, had loved him even, she had to remember they had been apart for a good chunk of time. He may have been her first boyfriend and her first love, but that didn't mean they were just able to pick things up where they had left off. She had loved Kauri too, and she knew she had changed a lot over the past years. Her eyes widened in surprise as Charlie explained what his job entailed exactly. It was pretty intense. "And... you've gone through training for that?" She asked him, suddenly feeling worried. "I don't know if I had ever pictured you doing a dangerous job like that... you were always such a Ravenclaw." She said, feeling a little conflicted. It seemed like she wasn't the only one who had changed. Was this the same boy who had been scared of being outside the common room at night? Rose winced inwardly at his next question. It wasn't a strange one, she knew that more was expected of her than working in a store for the rest of her life. But it felt especially bad right after hearing about Charlie's dangerous and important job. She shrugged and sighed. "It's fine there, I don't mind it." She said evasively. "My boss is very nice." There was more she wanted to do, but she didn't know if she should share that with Charlie. It was something she had been putting off a little, preferring the relative safety of the job she knew.
 

Charlie Abberline

Hit Wizard | Out of His Shell
 
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188
OOC First Name
Steven
Blood Status
Mixed Blood
Relationship Status
Single
Sexual Orientation
Heterosexual
Wand
Straight 11 1/2 Inch Unyielding Mahogany Wand with Acromantula Web Core
Age
10/2031 (18)
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''Well, partially. I'm still very much in training but they do give some sort of responsibility to newcomers. For example, I was allowed to make my first arrest a couple of weeks ago and deliver evidence during the trial. But other than that, it's just a lot of paperwork and standing in the background to watch the professionals do it. It does help, however, that most in the office still remember my parents from when they worked there as well.'' Charlie told Rose. He was happy that he could use such connections in the Ministry to secure a job more quickly without having to wait for ages for the application to be accepted. He chuckled softly at what she said next. ''You mean a nerd?'' the Hit Wizard replied jokingly. He knew exactly what he was or what people thought of him during his team at school, especially when he was a student at the wizarding school in the distance. Did he mind it? Not at all. ''I suppose I should give you some credit for being more brave and such, shouldn't I?'' If it hadn't been for dating Rose and wanting to be cool to impress her friends as well as wanting her to know that he wasn't some boring stickler for the rules, Charlie probably would've never come out of his shell. He noticed that she hadn't actually answered his question so decided to drop it just in case Rose did not want to talk about occupations at the moment. Instead, he just nodded and went to sit down on the bench again. ''So how was school the last couple of years?'' Charlie asked, curious to know what she had been up to.
 

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