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Admittedly, I'm stealing this idea from a now-defunct RP that someone else on this site was running a while back. But, it was fun while it lasted, so hopefully there's interest in it now.
The RP will take place in a medieval fantasy world. Mistress Valerie Alliuren, a powerful mage, has made a mansion deep in the woods. She's taken in several girls, some not quite willing, to work as her servants, doing the cooking, cleaning, groundskeeping, and other necessary duties that a lady like Valerie can't be bothered with. The girls are mostly free to go about their business most of the time, as there's enough people there that the work isn't too difficult, but the Mistress can be very harsh, and enjoys tormenting her maids. Frequently, she'll give them an impossible request just to give herself an excuse to punish them.
Of course, the maids have a very big incentive to stay with Valerie. The mansion is surrounded on all sides by a large forest, filled with monsters that would very much enjoy having a helpless girl wander past them. Valerie has set magical wards around the grounds that keep most of them out, though a few manage to slip in from time to time anyway.
I'll be taking on the role of Mistress Valerie herself. I need players to play as her maids (female characters only), as well as the monsters that roam around outside and sometimes manage to slip onto the grounds. I'll put up a character sheet for both sometime soon. I'd like a few different roles as well for the maids, including one or two head maids that can keep everyone in line.
By the way, I likely won't start up the game until after the holidays, since I can imagine most people are pretty busy right now. But I wanted to get this out here and see who's interested and who can come up with character ideas.
Valerie's estate covers a very large clearing in a dense forest. There is a single path leading to the front of the mansion from one of the nearby roads, but monsters constantly stalk the entire forest, making travel there incredibly risky.
The area is covered by magical wards placed by Valerie that prevent monsters from entering the clearing. Despite the protection however, they seem to sometimes vanish, only in one spot at a time and never for very long, but long enough for some monsters to occasionally find their way onto the estate grounds. Valerie puts on a show of chasing out these monsters whenever she finds them, but there are rumors that she allows the wards to fail in the first place, just to frighten the maids when a monster does show up.
There are two main buildings on the grounds: Valerie's mansion, and the servants' quarters. The mansion is a large two-story building. It has a large kitchen, dining hall, several bedrooms, a few living rooms, an expansive library, and a magical workshop. There's a small cellar as well, serving mostly as a storeroom, though there's also a hidden dungeon even further underground; most of the maids who know that it's there tend to keep quiet about it, and very few of them have actually been down there themselves. Valerie herself spends most of her time either in the mansion or in the nearby gardens. When she's in the mansion, if she's not entertaining guests, she's often in the workshop or study, planning more magic devices and spells.
The servants' quarters is a much smaller two-story building. The only rooms are those belonging to the maids; everything else they might want is in the mansion itself. The rooms do have very comfortable conditions however, and are more like a small apartment than just a room.
The estate also has large gardens, and a small lake for bathing. The gardens are meticulously tended to, and have many plants from several parts of the world. Some parts of the garden are enchanted to have different weather, to help plants from distant areas grow.
Maids at the estate each have their own jobs. In addition, each maid is expected to keep their own living quarters clean; there isn't a separate maid for the servants' quarters. Beyond that, the maids are free to do as they please, though with certain rules - maids are not allowed into Valerie's chambers or the magical workshop unless they are cleaning it or are invited. The forest is similarly off-limits, though some maids are known to completely disregard this instruction, at their own peril; Valerie usually doesn't punish those who go into the forest. Notably, there are no rules about how maids are to treat each other, or at least no rules set by Valerie; it seems she almost encourages them to fight amongst themselves, so long as no one gets seriously injured.
[b]Race:[/b] Human, elf, catgirl, or whatever else you want, so long as she's mostly human in appearance.
[b]Appearance:[/b] A picture or description is fine.
[b]Skills/Job:[/b] What you do around the mansion and estate.
[b]History:[/b] How you came to the mansion.
[b]Offs:[/b] Feel free to separate your "player" ons and offs from your "character" ons and offs; expect plenty of NC things here.
[b]Monster Type:[/b] Just what kind of monster you are; feel free to be creative.
[b]Appearance:[/b] A picture or description is fine.
[b]Skills:[/b] Any special abilities you have.
[b]Offs:[/b] Feel free to separate your "player" ons and offs from your "character" ons and offs; expect plenty of NC things here. Valerie probably won't do much to the monsters directly, however.