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The Poison House

The Poison House

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London, 1850. You either work in or are a part of a large household, Gregor House, owned by Lord and Lady Gregor, shipping tycoons. What will you discover?

412 readers have visited The Poison House since Natzalia created it.

Copyright: The creator of this roleplay has attributed some or all of its content to the following sources:

http://thebooksmugglers.com/2011/08/book-review-the-poisoned-house-by-michael-ford.html

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Gregor Mansion, 1850. Lord and Lady Gregor have been married for 25 years, and have 3 children. They also have a full household staff, many of whom are orphans or widows. Lord Gregor, a war hero and shipping tycoon, is handsome for his 50 years, and looks much younger. Lady Gregor, a high society woman with a flare for French Fashion, is beautiful even though she is 45. They have three children. Daniel Gregor, Jr (or DJ for short) is the oldest. He's 20, and a lawyer. Brilliant, handsome, and a little bit of a playboy, he's had an affair with one of the help, who is pregnant. Their second child, Marcus Gregor, is 19. He's in the navy, assisting England in their endeavor in the Crimean War. Marcus is less self-confidant, but that doesn't stop him from being a play boy as well. He had an affair with a different member of the household, but she was dismissed when she accused him of rape. She is also the older sister of the pregnant maid. Thomas Gregod, the third child, is 18. The smartest of them all, he is a scholar and a philosopher. Thomas is said to be the favorite child, and is in the will to enherit the Mansion and the business. He is not a play boy, and doesn't want to enherit the business or the mansion. Thomas wants to be a priest.

The household are controlled by the most wicked woman in all of London. Mrs. Laura Mistran, or Ms. Mis as most of the household call her, was widowed at 30, and is now in her late 40's. The butler, next in charge, is Mr. Lindstrom, who is in his early 50's. Mr. Andrew Lindstrom is the lover of Ms. Mis, though unknown to the rest of the household. The cook, Miss Catherine Logan (taken), is a young woman in her early 20's, and is pregnant with Daniel Gregor's child. He has promised her if she has a son, he will claim it and marry her. The stable man and all around handyman is the lovely and charming Mr. Anthony Neil (taken). He is devishly handsome with a flare for the unusual when it comes to topics of conversation. The two scullery maids are young, the oldest only 19 and the youngest 17. The 19 year old, Miss Felicity McMurry (taken), is a young girl from Ireland. Her parents brought her from Ireland to live in London, but they unfortunately died before they could secure a marriage for her. The 17 year old, Miss Annabell Harte (taken), is a beautiful girl from London. Her parents were indebted to the Gregor family, so when they died, she was forced to work for them. Miss Logan's older sister, Miss Hannah Logan (taken), age 21, was accepted back into the household when she dropped the rape charges. Miss Hannah is the dinner maid, meaning she serves parties and guests.

Suddenly, tragedy strikes the household. Marcus looses his leg in the war, and has to come home. He is honnorably discharged, given a large pension, and is suddelny flooded with suitors. What is the tragedy in that, you ask? The week after his return home, Thomas disappears, and Lord Gregor dies. Not just dies, though, he is murdered. Thomas is the prime suspect due to his sudden disappearence. However, can you discover the truth? Locked away in Gregor Mansion, it's up to the household staff, and one very young detective, to reveal the family secrets and discover the real killer. The young detective, Detective Hansen Jameson, is only 25 years old. Handsome, smart, and unusually interested in the case, might he himself be the killer?

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Okay, so you know the story. Here's a little information from me!
1. I won't choose my character until most others are filled
2. You are allowed 2 characters at maximum!
3. Posts must be between 100-300 words, but I would prefer them on the higher side of that. (and that is per character, chaps!)
4. I will provide a character skelly!
5. Grammar and spelling are kind of important, so at least try
6. Creativity, por favor!
7. I'll PM the killer, so don't make it obvious!
8. Reserves last 24 hours, kay loves?!
9. Please NO ANIME!

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Character Skelly!
[ right ][ img ]IMAGE1[ /img] [ /right ][ center ]Name[ /center ][ left ][ img ]IMAGE2[ /img ][ /left ] (try to make these two images roughly the same size)
[ center ]age[ /center ]
[ center ]role[ center ] (maid, son 1, detective ect ect)
[ center ]bio[ /center ] (at least 1 paragraphs!)
[ center ]who do you think did it?[ /center ] (yes, I'm asking you right away!)
[ center ]lover[ /center ] (more like crush, but be creative. Neil can't have all the girls love him! Characters can also have multiple lovers!)
[ center ]anything else we should know?[ /center ] (anything can go here. favorite color, song ect, or just extra information!)

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1. I am master, lord, and God. Obey me or be kicked out
2. All characters require approval. No exceptions, no "but mom!"
3. This is in the 1850's, so don't reference futuristic stuff, and don't be like "oh fuck fuck fuck" because that's not how they talked...
4. Please, when reserving characters, say "Hey Natzalia", then ask for your reserve
5. Character names are non-negotiable. I worked hard to make this, and you can make them your own, but every name has meaning, so don't complain...
6. Have I mentioned that I hate people who complain?
7. Have fun, please! I don't want people not liking this! :D
8. OH! I'm not mean :) ask me quesitons!
9. No anime, por favor!

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Character Portrait: Hannah Logan
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"He ruined my life...why not ruin his?"
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"Can't blame me for being a ladies man, eh?"

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Marcus Gregor

"First I lose my leg, then my father is murdered. What else could possibly go wrong? Wait, don't answer that!"

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Catherine Logan

"Just because I'm being quiet does not mean I'm ignoring you. I'm simply letting you speak while I think deeply."

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Marcus Gregor

"First I lose my leg, then my father is murdered. What else could possibly go wrong? Wait, don't answer that!"

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Catherine Logan

"Just because I'm being quiet does not mean I'm ignoring you. I'm simply letting you speak while I think deeply."

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Catherine Logan

"Just because I'm being quiet does not mean I'm ignoring you. I'm simply letting you speak while I think deeply."

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Marcus Gregor

"First I lose my leg, then my father is murdered. What else could possibly go wrong? Wait, don't answer that!"


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Okay so I finally finished Marcus. Let me know what you think please! :D

And my friend was hoping to finish DJ's cs this weekend, but she's not sure if she's going to be able to or not. I'll keep bugging her about it until she does finish though. xD Lol! :P

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True, very true. I would love to get it going tho! I can't wait to see how your friend does on DJ

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Well I told a couple of my friends about this RP and I know at least one of them is in the process of making a character. (I think for DJ.)
I am going to do my very best to finish Marcus today, okay?
And if worst comes to worst we can always just make it a very small rp. Lol. xD

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@Dream yes I did, and no one has left a reply. Thank you for sending out messages :)

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I'll message some of my friends on here and ask them to join us.
I'll also think about picking up Marcus if nobody else joins. (Or if just a couple do.)
Have you put out a roleplayers wanted ad yet?

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Hey guys I would really like to get this going and not let it die so if you two wanna take on more than 2 chars that'd be great! Id prefer not to let this one die

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Consider her yours! And guys if you want more than one role the max is two.

I think I'm going to do Hannah and Mr. Neil

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Hey Natzalia, can I reserve Miss. Annabel Harte?

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Catherine is yours. As I asked before, age, race and name stays the same! 24 hours :)

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Hi! This sounds cool! I was wondering if I could reserve Miss Catherine Logan please? :)

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Felicity is all yours :) Thanks for your interest! All I ask is that you keep the age, name and race the same as I've written it! Your 24 hours start now! :D

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Hey Natzalia!
Omo~ I really like the sound of this roleplay >-<
Could I make a character for Felicity? Or do I need to make up my own character?
If not, I'd reaaaaally like to reserve the position to play Felicity

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