All that was known about Sophie's biological parents:

  • They did not know each other/had no connection to each other.
  • They have important reasons for remaining anonymous.
  • Telling Sophie their identities could "topple the Elvin world".
  • They wish they could be a part of Sophie's life.
  • They were not a part of the Black swan.

Sophie Foster is the Black Swan's Project Moonlark. Sophie's genetics were tampered with and that is why her abilities are so strong. However, the Black Swan still have many secrets up their sleeves, even after Sophie becomes a member of their order. Although Sophie has always been curious, her actual biological parents have remained unknown. Because Mr. Forkle is still alive (at least one of them is anyway), there still is hope that Sophie will learn who her real parents are. It also says that Sophie wouldn't recognize her biological parents due to the fact that she doesn't know them.

Sophie's Theories Edit

  1. Prentice (Disproven)
  2. Jolie (Disproven)
  3. Councillor Kenric (Disproven)
  4. Mr. Forkle (Disproven)
  5. Lady Gisela (Disproven)
  6. Bronte
  7. Lady Zillah

Kenric wasn't involved with Project Moonlark. And that's all I can tell you.”

Mr. Forkle, in Lodestar

Fan TheoriesEdit

Sophie has had her theories, but what about yours? Edit in your theories below on who might possibly be Sophie's biological parents

Councillor Bronte pretends to hate Sophie, and maybe he does, in a way. But in Everblaze, he is one of the only Councillors who stands up for her, disagreeing with the usage of the ability restrictor. He is also the only known Inflictor. Mr. Forkle also once said that if people found out who Sophie's biological parents are, the world would collapse, and Councillors are not allowed to have a family. A Councillor breaking a law could definitely topple the world. Another thing to take into consideration is that in the first book, Alden mentions that Councillor Bronte forbids him to search for Sophie. He could have been doing this because he knew the Black Swan needed Sophie to grow up with humans and he was protecting them. In Legacy Sophie thinks it is Bronte because he is an inflictor and so is Sophie.

Lord Cassius was very curious when he found out Sophie existed from Keefe. Lord Cassius also was very suspicious of her and questioned her frequently. When the readers found out that Lord Cassius was not a member of the Neverseen, he later asked in Nightfall to join the Black Swan and is still involved in Sophie's life. He, according to Keefe, is "very good at blocking telepaths".

Fintan is told to have blond hair, which would be one similarity between him and Sophie. He has always seemed interested in her, and he may try to destroy her, but that could be the only way he could get what he really wants. Fintan has shown no concerns in hurting people he's close to, so he would have no problem hurting Sophie too. Though this is a contradicting theory because Mr. Forkle said that he made sure she was not a Pyrokinetic.

Elwin always does whatever he can to fix her and all of her friend's injuries. He cares a lot about her. He has saved her many, many times. Elwin also goes out of his way to help her, by getting Mr. Snuggles for Fitz, in Book Two and giving Biana Lady Sassyfur/Betty-the-Yeti. He saves Sophie’s life SO many times and prides himself in knowing that he will always make sure that the Moonlark is safe.

Quinlin was very surprised to find out Livvy was with the Black Swan, and that might be because he contributed DNA to the creation of Sophie. He helps with the search for her and he also is shocked when Sophie turns up at his office for a probe.

Sir Tiergan is Sophie's Telepathy Mentor and is close to her, and he tries to help her in every way. Also, when he accepts to be Sophie's Telepathy Mentor, he is accepting because of Prentice, but he could also be accepting because he feels a connection with Sophie. In the first book, he also shows affection for Sophie. He is also Granite of the Collective. However, this is a contradicting theory because Mr. Forkle told Sophie that her parents are not part of the Black Swan.

One of her parents could have been human, giving her a stronger connection to humans. Also, instead of broadcasting her thoughts, she broadcasts her emotions. This is why Keefe and his dad can feel her emotions through the air. If one of her parents were human would mean that a human other than Amy knows elves exist, unless the Black Swan stole that human's DNA or erased their memories.

It may be possible because he is very protective of Sophie and loves her very much. This could be one of the reasons he decided to adopt her. Sophie also questions whether he is her grandfather when she is determining whether or not Jolie is her mother.

Gethen could well be Sophie's father, as he has great telepathic strength. Though he fights against her, it may be all some sort of ploy, or he wishes that Sophie would become part of the Neverseen.

How did Alden Vacker know Sophie was an elf? Also, Alden shows a caring heart towards Sophie and his children.

- Councillor Oralie (Proven)

Councillor Oralie has blond hair like Sophie. Mr Forkle said that if people found out who Sophie's biological parents are, the world would collapse, and Councillors are not allowed to have a family. A Councillor breaking the law could topple the world.

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