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The Fairest of the Seasons

The Fairest of the Seasons takes the themes and tropes found in Jane Austen’s regency England and brings it to the game table. Five players explore tales of scandal, rivalry, and romance in Good Society, The Jane Austen RPG. Storybrewers Roleplaying describes their system as a game of “ social ambition, family obligation, and breathtaking, heart-stopping longing.” Join us as we embark on a collaborative story-telling experience that tells the tales of ballroom gatherings, slow turns about the garden, and thoughtful moments apart.Featuring Lauren, Jess, Jo, Derek, Emma, and Grant. The Fairest of the Seasons aims to delight fans of Austen’s work, story game enthusiasts, and all those that love emotionally rich drama filled romps across the country-side!

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Episode 10 - What Are All These Kissings Worth

We begin the finale with a series of letters building off of the events and revelations of the Worthington party. Baron Lord Carmichael receives an unusual opportunity from an unexpected benefactor. Dorian and Arabella begin their courtship. Edith learns about her parentage. Americus returns to England. FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

57mins

23 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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Episode 9 - The Heart’s Self-Solace and Soliloquy

In the penultimate episode, Grahnt Worthington announces his heir. But before he can, Lady Arabella Wynn and Mortimer Wright explore the event while Baron Lord Carmichael is searching for a new home. Dory and Dorian bring their inner-conflict full circle as they intend to discuss their feelings with Arabella. FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

50mins

16 Jun 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 8 - All Alone, Alone On a Wide Wide Sea

This episode continues our novel chapter with Dorian Worthington seeking advice from the ill-reputed Americus Knight. We move into our reputation phase where the soldier receives new patronage from an unlikely benefactor. Letters are shared between friends and associates as the inner conflict of Dory and Dorian intensifies. We end with a vignette of one character beginning a new chapter in their life.FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

29mins

9 Jun 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 7 - To Love and Then to Part

We continue the cycle into the next event chapter. Americus is missing. Dorian delivers a gift to Arabella from his sister Stephanie, his feelings hidden deep within his heart. Ephraim and Dorian spend an evening of confession at their social club. Arabella is visited by the scorned Isabel who speaks ill of her former fiance. FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

48mins

2 Jun 2020

Rank #4

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Episode 6 - That Asking Look, That Yearning Sigh

We continue last week’s novel chapter where an inebriated Baron Lord Carmichael is confronted by Lady Arabella Wynn, his former flame. Ephraim Worthington moves closer to obtaining the favor of both his uncle and the fair lady. Edith’s parentage becomes the focus of a series of letters as Baron and the young girl’s mother exchange letters. FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

41mins

26 May 2020

Rank #5

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Episode 5 - Both Were Young, and One Was Beautiful

It is time for upkeep! Monologues reveal our characters’ thoughts and desires. We make way for the spring festival! All are present and attend, with Ephraim escorting young Edith about while Americus performs with the military choir. Baron Lord Carmichael returns from Budapest to lead the children in a whimsical poetry reading. But drama ensues as characters collide and clash for the first time.FeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

49mins

19 May 2020

Rank #6

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Episode 4 - One Shade the More, One Ray the Less

This episode begins with an examination of the reputations of every major character! Rumors spread throughout the countryside that both Worthington boys are seeking the hand of Arabella Wynn. Grahnt Worthington requests a visit from Americus Knight. Mortimer Wright escorts Lady Arabella to a classy lunch-date with the fortune-seeking Ephraim WorthingtonFeaturingEmma as Baron Lord CarmichaelDerek as Dory Nottworth and Dorian WorthingtonGrant as Americus KnightJess as Lady Arabella WynnJo as Ephraim Jonathan WorthingtonWith Lauren Bryant-Monk as the FacilitatorGood Society: The Jane Austen RPG is by Storybrewers Roleplaying

1hr 2mins

12 May 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 3 - In Secret We Met, in Silence I Grieve

An episode of lonely thoughts, wistful visitations, and dramatic tension abound in The Fairest of the Seasons! Lady Arabella’s absence from the great party is pondered, while Americus and Ephraim’s personalities clash in quiet. A series of twists and turns around the garden cause Dory’s inner conflicts to reach peak drama while she must confront Lady Cristine Wynn and reconcile her schemes against Baron Lord Carmichael.

1hr 3mins

5 May 2020

Rank #8

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Episode 2 - Of Cloudless Climes and Starry Skies

The Fairest of the Seasons continues with the Party of the Ages, or as Baron Lord Carmichael (played by Emma Lambert) would call it “The Party of this Age.” Heartstrings are pulled with the high expectations placed upon formal gatherings and schemes begin to be put into action. The session concludes with dramatic monologues revealing the inner thoughts of each character and what inner conflict drives each and every player.

1hr 2mins

28 Apr 2020

Rank #9

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Episode 1 - You were you, and I was I

The Fairest of the Seasons begins with an introduction to the cast and who we all will be playing! What follows is a discussion about the neighborhood the main characters live in and explores the dynamics between the relationships of each character as we move through a series of visitations, rumors spread throughout the countryside, and ends with a series of letters that advance the story.

1hr 4mins

21 Apr 2020

Rank #10