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“They stretched out their minds, and Fitz's consciousness seemed to merge with Sophie's as they moved almost like a dance, sweeping around barriers and sidestepping defenses. When Sophie's excitement bubbled up, Fitz's steadiness slowed her down, saving her from pushing into a trap. And when Fitz grew too impatient, Sophie was there to calm his mind before he rushed the wrong direction.”

—Narration, in Book 4: Neverseen - Page 500-501

Sophitz/Fitzphie (Keefe and Ro's nickname for them) is the romantic/friendship pairing between Sophie Elizabeth Foster and Fitzroy Avery Vacker. Beginning from the very second they met, Sophie had a crush on him. Her heart usually flutters when she sees him (In Flashback, the narration states that her heart did not flutter as much because she was worried at the moment). These feelings cause her to blush and her heart to flutter when she is around him. The two also hold hands often, usually for Cognate training or moral support. As the books went on, Sophie's heart flutters less as she was around Fitz. However, this does not mean that she did not grow closer to him, only that she's more used to his frequent good looks and "movie star" smiles.

The two of them met under a model of an Albertosaurus, in a museum at the very beginning of the first book. Throughout the series, Sophie and Fitz have a bond that becomes stronger and stronger, helping them grow as both Cognates and great friends. For them to become Cognates, they must have complete trust in each other. One way of increasing trust is sharing secrets with each other, which makes their relationship even more intimate. One of the many reasons people think that Sophie and Fitz fit so well together is because they both know pain, so they comfort each other in troubling times. They trust each other more than anyone and understand each other's minds completely. They are always there for moral support, often crying or laughing together. Throughout the series, more characters learn that Sophie's favorite color is teal, because of Fitz's eyes.

Sophie and Fitz both find each other attractive, as Fitz has called Sophie pretty and complimented her many times and Sophie thinks that he is one of the most handsome elves she's ever seen. They share many romantic moments (usually under the shade of Calla's Panakes tree) and their feelings have grown more special over the past few books.

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Not only are they there to cry on each other's shoulders, but they also bring joy to the other's life. In Lodestar, Sophie gives Fitz his favorite dessert for a midterms gift, and he "smiled his first real smile in weeks."

In Exile, Fitz blames Sophie of being 'damaged' and that is the reason why Alden, his father, ends up with a broken mind after going with Sophie to Exile to perform a memory break on Fintan. Fitz and Sophie's friendship crumbles until Sophie fixes Alden's mind shortly after Mr. Forkle gave her a dose of limbium to heal herself. Before Sophie attempts to heal Alden, Fitz apologizes for his rude behavior to Sophie. He told her that Keefe filled him in about what happened the day before, which made him apprehend how his actions and words let Sophie be in the Neverseen's reach. He also explained that his anger was a way of coping with the grief of losing his father. Fitz also said whether Sophie did or did not heal his father, he would stop accusing her of Alden's broken mind. In the end, Sophie still manages to fix Alden's mind.

In Lodestar and Neverseen, it was revealed that Fitz has feelings for Sophie. In the first book, he originally said that he saw Sophie as a little sister. Fitz was the third elf Sophie ever met, and they supported each other through nearly all of the books published. Fitz is also very protective of her and is constantly concerned about her safety. At the end of Lodestar, Fitz was about to kiss her, but Keefe interrupted. In Nightfall, Fitz implied that he wanted her to register for the matchmaking and constantly baked treats for her. He also became very worried about her and came to check on her almost every night. Fitz has already registered for matchmaking, and at the end of Flashback, Sophie attempts to register but is told that she cannot be matched.

In Flashback, Fitz and Sophie is stuck in the healing center together for a few weeks due to a painful Neverseen attack. During the "Fitzphie slumber-party," as Keefe calls it, the close friends become even closer. After Sophie helps Fitz probe Alvar's mind, Fitz takes her to Everglen's reception hall, where he tells her, "I want it to be you." He also tells her that he doesn't want to pressure her on matchmaking, and he wants Sophie to, "just trust me." Sophie and Fitz are about to kiss when a pained Silveny interrupts them. Later in the book, Fitz twirls Sophie around after they implanted Luna and Wynn. They also talk under Calla's panakes tree about trusting each other and how their relationship will work out. Although Sophie and Fitz are not officially dating as of Flashback, they definitely are smitten with one another, and they are waiting a while before they start dating, to the relief of Sophie's overprotective father, Grady.

As of Legacy, they are officially "dating", but by the end, they have broken up, partly due to Fitz's reaction when Sophie reveals she's unmatchable. However, they are still friends, but Sophie thinks she has too much on her plate to actually date someone at the moment.

Roy (the second half of Fitz's first name) means "seeker of wisdom," which many fans say may imply that Fitz is seeking Sophie. "Roy" is also a nickname for someone who lived in a regal fashion or who had earned their title in some contest of skill. Fitz is very popular and well known for his strong telepathy. He is given the nickname "Wonderboy" as an insult, but it seems to be fitting- Sophie may agree.
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Book 1: Keeper of the Lost Cities Edit

  1. Fitz told her to hold his hand while they light leaped and Sophie's heart fluttered. Also, she wills her palms not to sweat. (Pg.19)
  2. Sophie forgets to let go of Fitz's hand when they're finished light leaping, and she realizes how hard she's been squeezing it. (Pg.20)
  3. Sophie doesn't want Fitz to leave and her knees shake. She asks if she'll ever see him again and he promises he'll be back tomorrow as if they had never been in doubt. (Pg.32)
  4. Sophie blushed when Fitz asked her if she missed him. "Missed me bad, huh?" (Pg.44)
  5. Fitz agreed with Alden that Sophie's eyes were pretty, and she blushed. (Pg.50)
  6. Fitz lets her cry on his shoulder. (Pg.110)
  7. Fitz makes sure Sophie has Ella and tries to calm her down before she sees Elwin and says she can punch him if anything bad happens. (Pg.116)
  8. Sophie does not think she could have gotten through leaving her parents without Fitz. Fitz insists that Sophie should not thank him. (Pg.123)
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    Fitz said he couldn't agree more (that Sophie won) and grins. (Pg.220)
  10. Fitz wouldn't leave Sophie until Elwin let him see her and assured Fitz that she was okay. (Pg.336)
  11. Fitz catches Sophie when she falls after the limbium incident, and Sophie blushes. (Pg.338)

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Exile Edit

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  1. Sophie blushes when Vika shoves her into Fitz's arms and he catches her. (Pg.46)
  2. Fitz transmits to Sophie via telepathy that he thinks that her talents are awesome. (Pg.50)
  3. When Sophie finds herself stuck in a tree (from using a brain push), and nearly about to fall, Fitz jumps into the air and catches her. (Pg.167)
  4. Fitz tells Sophie how he sat next to her, giving her a dose of Fade Fuel every hour, not wanting to leave; Sophie says she would have blushed, but she couldn't because she was faded.
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  6. Fitz apologizes for his behavior, saying he was being stupid and that he was angry, but not angry at her.
  7. Sophie forgives him without hesitation, saying that she never blamed him for being angry because he had thought he had just lost his dad. (Pg. 541-542)
  8. Fitz tells Sophie that there won't be a next time (referring to him being angry at her)
  9. Fitz tells Sophie that no matter what happens, they'll always still be friends
  10. Fitz squeezes her shoulder. (Pg. 568)

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Everblaze Edit

  1. Sophie calls Fitz very cute.
  2. Sophie hopes that Keefe can't tell that her "heart is doing the embarrassing fluttery thing it always did whenever she met Fitz's impossibly teal eyes." (Pg. 59)
  3. When Stina says Sophie is a traitor, Fitz stands up for her and defends her. (Pg. 126)
  4. Sophie wishes Fitz could go to the silver tower like Sophie so he didn't have to deal with everybody staring at him and calling him a traitor. (Pg. 128)
  5. Sophie was worried that Fitz would not be present in her Telepathy lessons anymore.
  6. Sophie chooses Fitz to be her guide during Fintan's healing over Tiergan.
  7. Tiergan says that Sophie and Fitz have a very strong, very special connection.
  8. While preparing for Fintan's healing, Sophie thinks that she was going to protect Fitz in every way she could.
  9. Sophie thinks about how cute Fitz is.
  10. When Tiergan asks if they trust each other they both say "Yes." (Pg. 236)
  11. Sophie is the only person he told about Mr. Snuggles.
  12. Fitz keeps Sophie's Spyball a secret.
  13. Fitz smiles at Sophie and thinks while Sophie is reading his mind "Sometimes, I forget how nice it is to talk to you."
  14. Sophie blushes after Fitz compliments her. (see #21)
  15. Fitz says how he is not going to sit back at home, he will instead stay by her side and help her in any way he can.
  16. Sophie and Fitz both note that they've trusted each other from the first day they met.
  17. Sophie trusts Fitz enough that he can read her mind.
  18. Sophie and Fitz share secrets with each other to gain each other's trust.
  19. When Sophie's heart changes pace after sharing secrets with Fitz, she feels like "her heart was settling into the easy comfort of knowing she was with someone who knew her better than anyone else.”
  20. Sophie tells Fitz she probably trusts him more than anyone.
  21. Fitz holds onto Sophie and tells her she's safe while she calms down after Fintan scares her.
  22. Fitz insists on going into Fintan's mind with Sophie so that he can protect her and be sure she's safe.
  23. Sophie stops Fitz from trying to rescue his father (because it was incredibly dangerous) and assures him that Alden is fine.
  24. When Sophie says she's fine, "Fitz pulled her close, letting her cry on his shoulder." As he whispered that everything was going to be okay. (They are bottling the quintessence to stop Everblaze)
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    Star catching drawn by Shannon Messenger. In the drawing, Sophie and Fitz are catching stars.

  25. Fitz and Sophie note how they both saved each other in the tower. They agree that together they make a great team.
  26. Sophie and Fitz work together (by bottling quintessence) to stop the Everblaze from burning, while Fitz and Sophie stand quite close to find the star.
  27. Fitz tries to tell Sophie something, and Keefe interrupts. “Sophie’s stomach wrenched as she sat beside him. 'If you want to stop hanging out with me—' (Sophie says this to Fitz and then he responds with) 'I told you, I’m in. In fact, there’s something I have to tell you—'
  28. When Sophie forgets to ask permission to enter Fitz's mind and starts apologizing Fitz shrugs and says that he doesn't mind Sophie knowing what he's thinking because he trusts her.
  29. Sophie blushes and she says that she trusts Fitz as well.
  30. Fitz remembers to protect Sophie's hand when bottling quintessence.
  31. Fitz tells Sophie that her photographic memory is amazing.
  32. Fitz grabs Sophie's hand when they find out that somebody died in the tower.
  33. Fitz tells Sophie it's not her fault that Kenric died.
  34. Fitz tries to comfort Sophie by reminding her that she's not the only one.
  35. Fitz stays by her side and when King Dimitar confronts Sophie.
  36. Fitz is the first to come by after the King Dimitar incident.
  37. Fitz makes Sophie blush.
  38. Fitz says that he would not have let Sophie be taken by King Dimitar.
  39. Fitz brings Mr. Snuggles to cheer Sophie up.
  40. Fitz hands Sophie Mr. Snuggles and waves it under her nose till she takes it when she starts rambling and making herself feel bad.
  41. Sophie notes that on the beach with Fitz she had felt safe with Fitz.
  42. Sophie blushes when she remembers how close Fitz and she had been standing.
  43. Fitz suggests that they stand super close to recreate the moment of trust.
  44. They try to recreate the moment of trust on the beach, and Sophie blushes because of how close Fitz is.
  45. When Sophie apologizes for slipping into Fitz's mind all the time so easily, he insists she stop apologizing and that she has an amazing talent.
  46. Sophie trusts Fitz enough to tell him her theory about Jolie being her mother.
  47. Fitz and Sophie go through a number of trust exercises to help build their bond of trust, which includes having Sophie fall off a chair into Fitz's arms.
  48. Sophie grabs Mr. Snuggles again when she told Fitz about how she reminds her parents of her and that if her parents knew... then, Fitz finishes what Sophie is saying without reading her mind.
  49. Fitz leaves Sophie with Mr. Snuggles even though it's clear he'll miss Mr. Snuggles.
  50. Keefe walks in to find Fitz cradling Sophie.
  51. Fitz comes by daily to practice trust exercises with Sophie.
  52. Fitz comes by daily to check on Sophie.
  53. Fitz came by when Sophie was constantly under sedatives promising he was there if she needed him.
  54. Fitz asks Sophie if her circlet hurts. He agrees with Keefe that he kinda hates Dex for making it in the first place.
  55. Fitz tells Sophie that it's not her fault and that the Council is being idiotic.
  56. Fitz notices when Sophie turns away to blink away tears and asks her if the circlet is hurting.
  57. When Sophie is piling up memories of love to inflict Grady with one of her memories was of "the gentle strength of Fitz's shoulder as he'd held her and let her cry and promised her everything is going to be okay."
  58. Fitz insists on staying with Sophie to help Mr. Forkle and the elves fight.
  59. Fitz offers to cover Sophie with his cloak so she would not get frostbite.
  60. Fitz stays with Sophie, protects her from Gethen and checks on her after Gethen threatened her.
  61. While hiking to catch up with Keefe, Fitz stays behind Sophie so he can catch her if she falls.
  62. Fitz says that he is coming with Sophie when she goes down to check on Sandor, saying he won't let her go alone.
  63. Sophie notes that Fitz looks cute in his pajamas.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Neverseen Edit

  1. When Keefe mentions having a fashion contest of their temporary human clothes and says he would win, Sophie thinks to herself about how she would have given the prize to Fitz. "-his blue scarf worked perfectly with his dark hair and teal eyes. And his fitted grey coat made him look taller, with broader shoulders and-" (Pg.6)
  2. Before leaving to join the Black Swan, Sophie thinks "He (Fitz) was the only one who really understood what she'd lost that day, and she couldn't have gotten through it without him." (Pg.9)
  3. Sophie reached for Fitz's hand first before they jumped off a cliff to teleport to the Florence.
  4. Fitz blushes as he tells his friends that he saw feelings in Sophie's mind.
  5. Sophie feels "slightly gleeful" when the girls ogling over Fitz gasp as Fitz offers Sophie his hand and she takes it. (Pg.33)
  6. Fitz nominates Keefe and Dex to share the lufterator when they are both volunteering to share it with Sophie.
  7. Fitz takes Sophie's backpack while they swim because Sophie is struggling. (Pg.60)
  8. Fitz tells Sophie that she could never let him down.
  9. Fitz tells Sophie that she's not allowed to worry about him.
  10. Sophie thinks about how "adorably excited, Sophie could feel her cheeks blushing" Fitz was about becoming Cognates. (Pg.97)
  11. "Yeah, Fitz can pull off anything," Sophie said (then blushed) after Fitz's hair had been dyed green by Keefe and Dex.
  12. Sophie's palms sweat as she holds Fitz's hands.
  13. Fitz and Sophie are compatible as cognates
  14. Sophie shows Silveny memories of how good a friend Fitz is.
  15. Silveny decides that she likes Fitz based on what he's done for Sophie
  16. Sophie tells Silveny that she likes Fitz, then covers up by saying "as a friend" in case Fitz was still listening to Silveny.
  17. Sophie blushes when Granite tells her what a truly unique connection they have.
  18. Fitz beams when Granite tells them that they will be great cognates
  19. Sophie also smiles
  20. Sophie dreams about cute boys flying on alicorns after spending the day talking to Fitz, a cute boy, and Silveny, an alicorn.
  21. Sophie follows Fitz to the boulder-shaped beanbag chairs
  22. Fitz asks if it's true that he makes Sophie nervous.
  23. She says that he's Captain Perfect.
  24. He says she's the most powerful elf their world has ever known.
  25. Sophie gives permission to Fitz to enter her mind.
  26. Fitz apologizes for making Sophie jump.
  27. Fitz says that Sophie could be either a Keeper or a Probe and that she makes the rest of them look bad.
  28. Sophie laughs and tells Fitz that Mr. Snuggles is the best.
  29. Fitz suggests that Sophie blurt out her secret.
  30. Sophie is about to tell Fitz that she likes him but Keefe interrupts.
  31. Sophie really wants to be able to be cognates.
  32. Sophie's heart flutters even though in her head she's trying to get over Fitz.
  33. Keefe says that they're doing a lot of staring into each other's eyes.
  34. Sophie apologizes for blocking Fitz
  35. Fitz asks if he can enter her mind again.
  36. Sophie says that her subconscious trusts him, even if her consciousness isn't that brave.
  37. Sophie and Fitz both ignore Keefe together.
  38. FItz says that it makes sense that Sophie wants to wait until Keefe isn't paying such close attention.
  39. Fitz goes first in their cognate trust exercises
  40. Sophie's face flashes through Fitz's mind when he says he likes telepathy.
  41. Sophie being injured is what terrifies Fitz the most.
  42. Sophie's face flashes through Fitz's mind again.
  43. Fitz tells Sophie not to blame herself for the plague.
  44. Fitz feels bad for Sophie when she thinks about her Alchemy, Inflicting, and Linguistics sessions.
  45. Fitz sees that Sophie needs help in Mitya's mind
  46. Sophie asks if this is what it's like to be cognates
  47. Fitz says he doesn't know, but it's awesome.
  48. Fitz helps Sophie push to the end of a thorny path in Mitya's head.
  49. Fitz talks to Lur when Sophie can't
  50. Fitz offered to talk to Keefe about his mom for Sophie.
  51. Fitz tells Sophie that he'll be right inside if she needs him.
  52. Sophie thinks about how Fitz seemed so strong and steady and kind when he took her away from her human family.
  53. Fitz won't give up trying to make up for being mad at Sophie while Alden's mind was broken.
  54. Sophie tells Fitz there's no need. Fitz says he'll keep trying anyways
  55. Fitz wishes he could have faced the Neverseen with Sophie
  56. Fitz bets if he had been able to work with Sophie, together they could've gotten past Ruy the Psionipath's force blocking.
  57. Sophie wishes Fitz had been there.
  58. Fitz tells Sophie not to run off like that again.
  59. Fitz wants to go with Sophie to visit Gethen.
  60. Fitz says that he's Sophie's cognate.
  61. Fitz and Sophie do cognate training
  62. Fitz is able to transmit to Sophie even when she is very far away.
  63. Sophie could feel herself needing less concentration to do Telepathy things even when she was alone because of her connection training with Fitz.
  64. Sophie says that Keefe isn't THE best guy she knows because of Fitz (and Dex)
  65. Fitz runs up when she hears Sophie scream at seeing a giant two-legged poodle who tells her not to scream.
  66. Fitz is impressed when Sophie says that the Methuselah tree is forty-seven hundred years old.
  67. Fitz catches Sophie from falling for what must have been the 2-billionth time.
  68. Fitz goes with Sophie because she needs someone to lean on, boost her strength, and keep her calm.
  69. Fitz asks if there's any way he can help Sophie
  70. Fitz tells Sophie to lean on him.
  71. Fitz supports Sophie when she reads the minds of five hundred Exile prisoners to find Prentice.
  72. Fitz tells Sophie "You can do this." before she opens her minds to all the prisoners in Exile.
  73. Fitz encourages Sophie by telling her a happy story.
  74. Fitz tells Sophie that she's a thousand times more talented than he is.
  75. Fitz shared his mental energy with Sophie to help her block the voices of the Exile prisoners.
  76. Fitz says he's been practicing sharing his mental energy
  77. Fitz hurts himself (when he threw Dex's bomb out of the Exile prison room) to protect Sophie, all his friends and everybody else in the prison room, even when it nearly cost him his life.
  78. Sophie screams when Fitz is skewered by the arthropleura
  79. Sophie yells for everyone to stop fighting when Fitz is hurt.
  80. Sophie runs over to make sure Fitz is okay.
  81. Sophie worries that Fitz might not recover
  82. Sophie is angry at the Council for almost having Fitz killed.
  83. Sophie did not want to think about the idea of Fitz's possible death.
  84. Sophie worries about whether Fitz will be safe.
  85. Sophie asks to see Fitz.
  86. Sophie says that Physic had better be as good as Elwin
  87. Biana tells Sophie that she must really know Fitz well.
  88. Sophie was thinking about kidnapping Elwin to speed Fitz's recovery.
  89. Sophie is upset over Fitz being hurt.
  90. Sophie's knees shake as she's going to visit Fitz
  91. Sophie worries that Fitz is getting worse
  92. Sophie helps Physic prepare elixirs to heal Fitz.
  93. Sophie realizes that she's closer in age to Fitz than she thought.
  94. Fitz insisted on helping Sophie down from the arch she was hanging from saying that he "would not leave her up there" when the coaches told him to stop.
  95. Sophie and Fitz telepathically talk while at Exillium.
  96. Fitz seems jealous of Sophie talking to Tam.
  97. Fitz boosted Sophie's concentration and left Exillium to find the sick gnome with Sophie.
  98. Keefe hints that if Sophie and Fitz stare into each other's eyes the world will just drop away.
  99. Sophie started to feel Fitz's emotions, not just see them.
  100. When Sophie is trying to read Fitz's emotions (with her eyes closed) Keefe does something that makes Fitz feel jealous.
  101. Fitz comforts Sophie after Keefe yelled at her.
  102. Fitz implies that he thinks Sophie is pretty.
  103. Fitz says that all the trouble he went through to find Sophie was worth it.
  104. Sophie blushes when he says she is worth it.
  105. Fitz tells Sophie that he trusts her decision about the plans she made.
  106. Sophie feels jealous when Fitz wows at Linh's powers.
  107. Shannon Messenger wrote "They stretched out their minds, and Fitz's consciousness seemed to merge with Sophie's as they moved almost like a dance, sweeping around barriers and sidestepping defenses. When Sophie's excitement bubbled up, Fitz's steadiness slowed her down, saving her from pushing into a trap. And when Fitz grew too impatient, Sophie was there to clam his mind before he rushed the wrong direction." (Pg.500-501)
  108. Fitz's confidence pulled Sophie up from feeling hopeless at reading King Dimitar's mind.
  109. Sophie reached for Fitz's hand to comfort him when he found out about Alvar's position in Neverseen.
  110. Keefe teases Sophie about Fitz making her extremely nervous.
  111. Sophie yells for everybody to stop and rushes over to Fitz when he is stabbed by an arthropleura.
  112. After being stung by the arthropleura "Fitz mumbled something, the words too sleepy to be coherent. But Sophie could've sworn he'd said 'Miss you.' " (Pg.311)
  113. Fitz notes that when he was looking for Sophie in Book 1: Keeper of the Lost Cities, he thought she looked very much like an elf. As elves are naturally more attractive than humans, it is most likely that Fitz was indicating that Sophie was pretty.
  114. During Cognate training, Sophie's face pops into Fitz's head two times when talking about telepathy lessons.
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Sophie and Fitz drawn by Shannon Messenger

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar Edit

  1. Sophie thinks that Fitz looks cute in his Foxfire uniform
  2. Fitz asks Sophie if she feels okay
  3. Fitz hopes that Sophie isn't worrying about her Foxfire tests
  4. Fitz tells Sophie that there's no way she didn't pass
  5. Fitz wraps his present for Sophie in her absolute favorite color, the color of his eyes.
  6. Fitz apologizes for his last present being a total fail. Sophie assures him that she'll love it.
  7. When Sophie gives Fitz his midterms gift, he was very eager and happy, "smiling his first real smile in days." (Lodestar, page 9)
  8. Sophie gives Fitz ripplefluffs--his favorite.
  9. Fitz tells Sophie that it'll be better if she opens her gift in front of just the two of them. The way he said it made Sophie's heart flutter.
  10. Fitz gives Sophie a set of Cognate rings.
  11. They both have matching rings on their thumbs with each other's initials (FAV and SEF) to help with their Cognate training.
  12. When Fitz is worried that Sophie doesn't like the rings, she assures him that they're her "FAV," (referring to Fitz's initials on them)
  13. Sophie admits to herself that she actually likes the cognate rings a little too much.
  14. Sophie worries about Fitz and his reaction to Keefe's betrayal.
  15. Sophie mentions that she mainly uses her long-distance telepathy to communicate with Fitz.
  16. Sophie defends Fitz and says he probably doesn't pee his pants every time she telepathically communicates with him.
  17. In the morning after the incident with Keefe, Sophie panics when she realizes that Fitz is already at Havenfield.
  18. Sophie puts her hair into a sleek twisty ponytail before talking to Fitz.
  19. Fitz says "Woah" when he sees Sophie.
  20. When Sophie wears her hair up, Fitz says her hair looks good, and that it really draws attention to her eyes.
  21. Sophie feels sweaty and fidgety from Fitz's attention.
  22. After the incident with Keefe and Magnate Leto's office, Fitz checks Sophie for cuts and scratches the second he sees her, making sure that Keefe didn't hurt her.
  23. Before leaving to see Prentice, Sophie insists that Fitz talk to her about Keefe's betrayal.
  24. They have a lengthy telepathic talk about Keefe and the Neverseen.
  25. When Sophie asks Fitz if he'd have preferred that Keefe contacted him and he said "no", but she notices that his thoughts seem sour.
  26. During the talk, Sophie notes that Fitz can be the skeptic one and she'll be the believer and they'll keep each other in check.
  27. Later on, Fitz playfully tugs her ponytail.
  28. When Sophie tries to block Fitz, their cognate rings snap their hands together.
  29. Sophie's heart flutters.
  30. Mr. Forkle says to Sophie and Fitz, "I take it the hand-holding means you've worked things out?"
  31. Sophie holds hands with Fitz before they leap to Prentice's residence.
  32. When they are in Prentice's residence and Mr. Forkle is transmitting to her, he asks her if she's okay.
  33. Granite notes that Fitz won't read Sophie's mind to figure out what they were saying about his brother (Alvar) because "you respect Sophie too much to violate the rules of telepathy."
  34. Fitz asks about Alvar rather than eavesdropping on Sophie
  35. Sophie doesn't want to tell Fitz about Alvar because he is anxious and has his hands tightened in fists.
  36. Sophie makes a mental note to be with Fitz to help him in his conversation with Dex
  37. When Sophie worries about not knowing if she has all the fragments of the memory, Fitz offers for her to transmit them to him and assures her that if she needs a supplement of energy, all she has to do is squeeze his fingers.
  38. Sophie notices that after all the months of hard work, Fitz's support feels good and is comfortable.
  39. Sophie and Fitz both agree that's Linh's hydrokinesis is amazing
  40. Before entering Prentice's mind, Fitz takes Sophie's hand to "calm her nerves."
  41. Fitz once again tells Sophie to squeeze his fingers if she needs him
  42. Fitz tells Sophie that he will send random bursts of energy just in case
  43. Sophie takes a last look at Fitz's face before entering Prentice's mind
  44. Sophie uses the last of her strength to call for Fitz's help
  45. Fitz sends "a tidal wave of heat, launching everything up, up, up—through softness and sludginess and pain and relief until she was back in her body"
  46. When Sophie leaves Prentice's mind, she falls in Fitz's arms and he holds her close. - “shivering in a pair of warm arms that held her close and careful and wouldn’t let her fall"
  47. Fitz whispers “Shhhh. You’re back. You’re safe.”
  48. Fitz slips into Sophie's mind to help them reassemble the memories.
  49. Fitz sounds jealous when Sophie reveals that she is going to check in on Keefe every night.
  50. Fitz gives Sophie an idea about who they can ask about the Lodestar symbol
  51. Fitz asks if Sophie has been in Keefe's room.
  52. Fitz defends the awesomeness of stuffed animals and says that all the cool kids are sleeping with them. (Sophie has a stuffed animal)
  53. Sophie and Fitz discuss a letter they found in Keefe's pocket
  54. Sophie wins a favor from Fitz
  55. Fitz asks Sophie if she's okay as she remembers being kidnapped
  56. Fitz shudders at the thought of Sophie blistered and drugged and strapped to a chair
  57. Sophie decides that she wants Fitz and the others to come with her to the Neverseen hideout where she was held captive.
  58. When Mr. Forkle reveals that Sophie has to return to the Neverseen hideout where she was held captive with Dex, Sophie says, "Just... don't freak out if I start bawling, okay?" and Fitz offers to let Sophie cry on his shoulder.
  59. Sophie is grumpy when Fitz tells Linh that her hydrokinesis is amazing.
  60. When Sophie, Fitz, Linh, Tam, Mr. Forkle, Grizel, and Sandor visit the Neverseen's old hideout where Sophie and Dex were held captive, Fitz keeps his hand on Sophie's shoulder the whole time.
  61. Fitz asks Sophie whether or not he should go ahead or behind her, asking which option is easier on her (because she is having to go back to the Neverseen's hideout where she was kidnapped which brings back devastating memories).
  62. Fitz continues to make sure Sophie's okay, saying if she doesn't want to see her restraint place he'll leave with her.
  63. Sophie is tempted to leave with Fitz
  64. Fitz follows Sophie through the rock directly behind her
  65. After Sophie see where she was restrained, Fitz holds her steady and says, "I've got you."
  66. Shortly after that, while still in the hideout, Fitz transmits "You're safe," to Sophie and their rings snap their hands together.
  67. Fitz pulls Sophie gently away from the chair where she was bound
  68. Fitz holds Sophie's hand and helps her wobble out of the hall when Sophie is too emotionally unstable to walk out by herself.
  69. Fitz offers to carry Sophie when she almost collapses.
  70. When Sophie declines Fitz's offer, Fitz asks if there is anything he can do.
  71. Fitz tells Sophie that nobody would ever call her helpless
  72. Fitz helps Sophie to her feet
  73. Sophie is grateful for Fitz's hand
  74. Fitz wishes that Mr. Forkle had ambushed the hideout to rescue Sophie and end it.
  75. Sophie thinks about how lucky she was that Fitz found her in time.
  76. Fitz is once again impressed that Sophie has all the stars memorized
  77. When Sophie is about to tell Keefe about his mother, Fitz offers to stay while she talks to Keefe.
  78. Sophie wishes that she had taken Fitz's offer of him staying
  79. Sophie misses Fitz and Biana when they are at Everglen for "family time"
  80. Fitz is angry at Alvar for hurting and kidnapping Sophie
  81. Biana said that all of his answers had been really cute so far, and Sophie has to summon the willpower not to press for details.
  82. Fitz mentions having to go to the matchmakers after a long and awful conversation with his dad, Alden, about girls. He says that he doesn't want to sign up for a list until about one or two years have passed. The age for which elves can register for a matchmaking list is around the 5th year. Sophie is in 3rd year, and she realizes that after two years she can register for matchmaking. This may imply that Fitz is waiting for Sophie to become old enough to register.
  83. Sophie is glad Alden and Della got married, possibly because she's glad Fitz exists
  84. Sophie laughs when Fitz says that he's going to call Biana ”Bitz”
  85. Fitz asks how Sophie's check-ins with Keefe are going
  86. Fitz teases Sophie, saying that a school isn't a school until Sophie tries to destroy it
  87. Sophie asks if Fitz is at Rimeshire yet
  88. Fitz asks Sophie how she's holding up while waiting to hear from her adoptive parents Grady and Edaline.
  89. Fitz is waiting at the door for Sophie and Dex
  90. Fitz catches Sophie when she slipped on her next step.
  91. Fitz notes that maybe he should carry her, (talking to Sophie).
  92. Sophie thinks it's hilarious when Fitz falls on his butt.
  93. Fitz knows that Sophie does not like fire and asks whether she is okay.
  94. Fitz teases about how Sophie is just as bad with compliments as Dex, and about how they both (Dex and Sophie) started blushing.
  95. Fitz worries that Sophie will be hurt by Keefe being in the Neverseen
  96. Sophie wants to hear about Fitz getting a makeover
  97. Fitz takes the sleeping bag next to Sophie during the sleepover at Dex's house.
  98. Fitz notices that Sophie is upset and asks if something happens.
  99. Fitz points out that she looks like she wants to tug on her eyelashes
  100. Fitz smiles at Sophie and says that Keefe is not nearly as awesome as she is.
  101. Fitz scoots onto Sophie's sleeping bag and tries to convince her that Keefe is not meant to be her nemesis.
  102. Fitz guesses Sophie's worries about Project Moonlark being a fail.
  103. Fitz comforts her.
  104. Fitz tells her that she's amazing.
  105. When they are talking about the possibility of Keefe being her nemesis, Fitz doesn't agree, saying that he only has one talent and doesn't even reach her ankle.
  106. He then flashed a large smile to Sophie, although she was too panicked to appreciate the compliment.
  107. Fitz notices Sophie is being overwhelmed.
  108. Fitz says they should change the topic before Sophie's brain explodes.
  109. Sophie and Fitz work together to put the scrolls back in order
  110. Sophie and Fitz's hands lock together as they work together to have a conversation with Juline, Biana, and Dex without Keefe's imparter hearing.
  111. Fitz asks if Sophie's trying to reach out to Keefe.
  112. Fitz offers to keep his imparter by his head and wake Sophie if there's any news
  113. Fitz asks if she's going to be able to sleep
  114. Fitz offers to let Sophie borrow Mr. Snuggles
  115. Sophie doesn't want to separate them
  116. Sophie thanks Fitz. Fitz tells her "anytime"
  117. Fitz tells Sophie "I'll always be here if you need me"
  118. Fitz goes to visit Wylie with Sophie to help her, because they're cognates
  119. Sophie says that Fitz being injured was one of the most horrible things she ever saw
  120. When going to visit Wylie, Fitz takes Sophie's hand and leads her into Wylie's room.
  121. When Physic opens the door to Wylie's room Fitz tightens his grip on Sophie's hand.
  122. After avoiding looking at Wylie's injuries, Fitz and Sophie look at him together, they both choke and cling to each other at the sight of Wylie's injuries.
  123. Fitz and Sophie connect minds and work together to help Wylie.
  124. When Fitz tells Wylie that one of his kidnappers was his brother he shakes and Sophie tightens her hold on his hand.
  125. Sophie wishes that she had time to properly comfort Fitz.
  126. When Sophie has to announce the possibility of Lady Gisela murdering Cyrah, Fitz tightens his hold on her hands.
  127. After Tam says that Sophie and Keefe are really close, Fitz mumbled, "They're not that close."
  128. Fitz makes sure Sophie takes a break to eat ripplefluffs, and Edaline says that if anyone can, it's Fitz.
  129. Fitz asks Sophie if she's up for cognate exercises
  130. Fitz encourages Sophie to tell him his secret, and Sophie blushes.
  131. Fitz says that it's unfair to rush her
  132. Fitz apologizes if he upset her, saying he didn't mean to say anything wrong.
  133. Fitz worries about Sophie going alone to meet up with Keefe since he's a member of the Neverseen.
  134. Fitz insists on going with Sophie to make sure she's safe.
  135. Fitz says that they're stronger together because they're cognates
  136. Fitz jokes to make it easier
  137. Keefe notes that they end each other's sentences.
  138. Keefe says that Fitz is better at taking the easy way (to Sophie's heart).
  139. Keefe asks if they're a "thing"
  140. Fitz responds exactly how Sophie did earlier in the book.
  141. When Sophie gasps, Fitz checks to make sure she's okay.
  142. Sophie checks in with Fitz telepathically and asks him if he's okay.
  143. Fitz jokingly suggests that Sophie dances with them, and Sophie thinks the idea sounds interesting
  144. Fitz asks Sophie how bad a punishment she gets
  145. Fitz promises to do what he can to help
  146. Sophie can almost feel the warmth of his smile through their telepathic connection
  147. Sophie hides under her pillow at the talk of crushes
  148. Sophie buries her face in her hands when Grady mentions Fitz
  149. Sophie huddles close to Fitz to tell him about Keefe
  150. Fitz teasingly says that he hopes Keefe isn't getting into Sophie's head too much.
  151. Fitz has a heat in his eyes that makes Sophie's cheeks feel warm.
  152. Sophie's heart is pounding so loudly that she can barely hear Fitz.
  153. Fitz gives Sophie a great idea, and Sophie calls Fitz a genius.
  154. Fitz grins and his eyes sparkle with heat. Sophie blushes.
  155. Fitz traces his fingers over his cognate rings and tells Sophie they make a great team. Sophie nods and says "The best."
  156. Fitz squeezes Sophie's hand for support
  157. Fitz reassures Sophie, telling her that elvin gloves are better than human gloves
  158. Fitz reaches his hand out to Sophie, and Sophie's heart flutters
  159. Before Mr. Forkle triggers the ability, Sophie looks to Fitz for advice.
  160. When Sophie asks Fitz if she should let Mr. Forkle trigger her Enhancer ability, he says that although their Cognate powers would benefit greatly from it, he would never put her in more danger for that.
  161. Fitz is the first to test out her talent, and when he holds her hand, he says that he will want to hold her hand all the time because when he holds her hand, he feels like the fog that he didn't even know existed goes away.
  162. When Sophie manifests as an Enhancer, Fitz keeps holding her hand and talking about how awesome her new talent is.
  163. They both blush when Biana tells Fitz to back off.
  164. When Fitz says that waking up to the sight of Mr. Snuggles is the best, Sophie almost blurts out that his "glittering teal eyes" are better.
  165. While staying at Everglen, Biana chooses a red dress for Sophie to wear. Sophie sighs and says that Biana is turning her into her little doll. Fitz gives Sophie his most charming smile and adds: "Red is definitely your color."
  166. Sophie thinks to herself that if she was a cartoon character, her eyes would have turned into little hearts.
  167. Fitz and Sophie cling to one another
  168. Fitz suggests that they stick together
  169. Sophie holds onto Fitz
  170. Fitz tells Sophie not to be guilty that she inflicted on Keefe because she did it to save him.
  171. Fitz sits as a buffer between Sophie and Ruy. He says that he'll feel better knowing that she's safe
  172. Fitz tells Sophie how hard it was to be trapped in a force field, watching them hurt Sophie.
  173. Fitz tells Sophie "Whatever happens next, I'm right here with you. You know that, right?"
  174. Sophie says "I do" and that "The best part was, she actually believed him."
  175. Sophie tightens her hold on Fitz before teleporting them back to the Silver Tower
  176. Sophie says that Fitz helped her take the Neverseen down.
  177. Sophie is grateful that Fitz has the energy to tell the story for her.
  178. Sophie chooses to wear a teal gown, the color of Fitz's eyes.
  179. Sophie thinks Fitz is handsome.
  180. Fitz is worried about Sophie.
  181. Sophie transmits to Fitz to let him know she's okay.
  182. Fitz visits Sophie frequently, bringing Sophie thoughtful gifts and smiles every time he visits
  183. Fitz buys Sophie a sparkly red dragon charm named Mini Snuggles for her charm bracelet. Sophie thinks his gift is amazing.
  184. Fitz sits next to Sophie, leaning towards her and saying, "Or, we could skip the talking." This is in the context of him trying to coax her one secret out of her. He leans forward, and the consensus among fans is that they were about to kiss when Keefe clears his throat.
  185. Fitz scowls because of Keefe interrupting them.
  186. Fitz gets Sophie a leaping crystal so she can check on her parents.
  187. Fitz insists on coming with Sophie.
  188. Sophie holds Fitz's hand before light-leaping.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Nightfall Edit

  1. Fitz holds Sophie's hands and won't let go, trying to get her to listen to him about the risks of bringing Amy to the Lost Cities.
  2. Sophie mentions Fitz when just introducing the story of what's been going on in her life for the past two years.
  3. Amy asks if Fitz is Sophie's boyfriend and says "you get all dreamy-eyed when you talk about him.”
  4. Sophie begins thinking about how Fitz almost kissed her (though Amy interrupts her thoughts).
  5. Fitz wraps his arm around Sophie's waist to support her when she enhances Dex, who is trying to figure out the caches.
  6. Fitz's smile makes her heart fluttery, and she thinks that he smells good.
  7. Fitz is, as Keefe puts it, "adorably consistent" when insisting he should go with Sophie to Ravagog.
  8. Keefe mentions the Cognate rings and Fitz tilts his hands so that the rings are more visible.
  9. "'You know we're stronger together,' Fitz told her, and the intensity in his eyes made her mouth go dry."
  10. Sophie once again gets jealous of Linh when Fitz agrees to help her search Candleshade.
  11. Fitz puts his hand on Sophie's back to help steady her.
  12. Sophie gets the flutters again.
  13. When Keefe claims he knows Sophie better than Fitz because he claimed keeping her steady was a two-person job - and he was right - Fitz corrects him, saying that it isn't that Keefe knows Sophie better. It's that Fitz has more faith in her.
  14. He supports her going up the stairs to see Mr. Forkle, and Sophie feels fluttery.
  15. Sophie once again thinks about her almost-kiss with Fitz, though she tries to tell herself that Fitz could have meant anything by "skip the talking"
  16. Tiergan points out the long drop to the ground and Fitz moves closer to Sophie
  17. Fitz brings her Alvar's Radiant as a present to drop down the stairs and smash.
  18. When he brings her the present of the Radiant, and her heart skips "at least five beats."
  19. Linh asks if Fitzphie became official.
  20. Sophie throws the Radiant and the goblins yell, but they laugh together and Sophie says it felt good.
  21. "'Ugh, score one for Fitzphie,' Keefe mumbled."
  22. Fitz lets Sophie know that if she needs help, she can ask him.
  23. Sophie tells Fitz that once she gets her parents back, she'll do the trust exercises with him... and not hold anything back (since she was hiding her crush on him.) Fitz smiles and it makes Sophie's insides flip, and then flip again when Fitz says that it might be better than she thinks.
  24. Dex asks if it would be different if Fitz gave her crush cuffs, and she blushes. 
  25. She reaches out to Fitz right after the episode with Dimitar, and he rushes over with a present. She tells him everything.
  26. Fitz tells Gisela that Sophie is delegating to HIM, putting himself in a special category.
  27. Fitz says Keefe isn't crazy powerful like Sophie.
  28. Sophie tells Lady Gisela that she knows a lot of loyal people. Gisela asks if Fitz is one of them, and he scoots closer to Sophie and says that yes, he is.
  29. Gisela says Keefe was devastated when he thought Sophie was dead, and Fitz snaps that they all were.
  30. He wraps his arm around her while she replays part of her kidnapping.
  31. He pulls her closer as Gisela is frustratingly vague.
  32. He leans in to tell her who they should bring to Nightfall.
  33. When Biana and Sandor are complaining about Fitz's cologne, Sophie says that she likes it.
  34. Sophie blushes as she remembers he brought her pudding puffs he made himself, and how his eyes were concerned and prideful and "something she couldn’t quite put her finger on that had made it very hard to breathe."
  35. Fitz spends most of his day baking for Sophie.
  36. He smiles in a far-too-adorable way when Tam asks what he did yesterday, and asks "Besides baking for Sophie?"
  37. He gives Sophie a long goodbye hug and whispers for her to be careful.
  38. Sophie blushes (see #34).
  39. Marella asks if Fitzphie is official and Sophie blushes and isn't sure what to say.
  40. He says he should probably be somewhere else, but he needed to be there for her.
  41. He takes her hand and clings to her, making her blush.
  42. He touches her face and she leans in for a mental boost.
  43. Dex sees Sophie and Fitz holding hands and Sophie becomes flustered and pulls away. She tries not to look at both of them, showing that she doesn’t want to hurt Fitz‘s feelings.
  44. Fitz's smile chipped away some of Sophie's bad mood.
  45. Fitz brings Sophie custard bursts, in a small box wrapped with teal ribbon (Sophie's favorite color).
  46. Fitz admits he worked hard to make Sophie the custard bursts.
  47. He brushes custard off the corner of her mouth.
  48. Sophie's face turned nuclear when Fitz touched her.
  49. Sophie's heart shifted to a fast, fluttery rhythm when Fitz asks about the favor.
  50. Fitz says he hopes Sophie decides to register.
  51. Sophie notes that Fitz blushes when he mentions her registering.
  52. He takes her hand and runs his fingers over where her Cognate rings are under her gloves.
  53. Sophie suggests the others stay behind when she goes to the original Nightfall, but he interrupts to say he's coming and squeezes her hand.
  54. She shakes at the thought of telling Prentice everything, and he holds her hand tighter and says he'll help with a script.
  55. Biana notes that Fitz's gift for Sophie is pretty hard to top.
  56. She threatens to read Mr. Forkle's mind, and Fitz immediately offers to help.
  57. Fitz and the others walk in on Sophie and Keefe hugging and Fitz asks if “he was interrupting something”. His jaw was also clenched, showing he was mad and jealous of Sophie/Keefe.
  58. When they finally find Nightfall, Fitz moves closer to Sophie and takes her hand.
  59. Fitz hugs her and promises everything will be alright after Mr. Forkle reveals Nightfall's purpose.
  60. He shoves Keefe out of the way to offer her a mental boost.
  61. Fitz smiles at Sophie.
  62. Fitz comes over to check on her every night especially when she was in her ‘zombie mode'.
  63. When Marella asks about Fitzphie she notes that she can see Sophie blushing even with the ash.
  64. When Sophie tells Keefe Fitz is coming over, Keefe asks if it's a "hot date.".
  65. Starting sometime during Nightfall, Fitz had been reaching out telepathically every night to check on Sophie. (page 790)
  66. Sophie and Fitz decide to visit Alvar together.
  67. There is a strange edge to Fitz's words as he responds to Keefe asking to visit Alvar with them.
  68. Fitz is jealous when Keefe drapes his arm around her shoulders.
  69. When they go to see Alvar, Sophie reaches for Fitz's hand.
  70. Sophie says it's like "she was the only thing keeping (Fitz) steady. And maybe she was."

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Flashback Edit

  1. Alden asked Sophie to attend the tribunal as emotional support for Fitz. (Before the beginning of Flashback)
  2. Sophie tries not to notice that Fitz looks amazing at the tribunal. (Pg. 14)
  3. Sophie almost makes Fitz smile when he was solemn and serious before the tribunal. (Pg. 15)
  4. Fitz offered Sophie his arm before climbing upstairs. Sophie's face grew warm and her heart fluttered. (Pg. 15)
  5. Fitz tells Sophie "I'm glad you're here." and Sophie says "So am I." (Pg. 15)
  6. Fitz takes Sophie's hand at the start of the councilors discussion. (Pg. 18)
  7. "Fitz's hand shook and Sophie tightened her hold twining her gloved fingers with his as Councillor Emery closed his eyes and rubbed his temples." (Pg. 20)
  8. Sophie smiles at Fitz. (Pg. 52 hardcover)
  9. Sophie finds Fitz's anger adorable. (Pg. 56 hardcover)
  10. Fitz admires Sophie's skills with goblin throwing stars and comments, "Should've known you'd make me look bad." (pg. 59 hardcover)
  11. Fitz asks Sophie if she is okay and calls her aim perfect. (pg. 61 hardcover)
  12. Sophie gets jealous thinking of Fitz living with Tiergan and Linh, not wanting Fitz and Linh to date. (pg. 65 hardcover)
  13. Sophie admires Fitz's strength as he does dead-drops. (pg. 67 hardcover)
  14. Fitz knows what Sophie is thinking without reading her mind, and Sophie assures him that he knows her well. (pg. 68 hardcover)
  15. Sophie recalls how much Fitz has done for her and tells it to him, making him smile. (pg. 72)
  16. Fitz says he will help Sophie search Everglen, even if it meant going near Alvar. (pg. 74 hardcover)
  17. Fitz steps closer to Sophie with 'a new intensity in his eyes.' (pg. 75 hardcover)
  18. Fitz says, "I can't do this without you."
  19. Sophie takes in a deep breath, letting the meaning of his words sink in.
  20. Sophie agrees to do more trust exercises.
  21. Fitz reaches for Sophie's hands. "It's not going to be scary," he promised. (pg. 77 hardcover)
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  22. Sophie kept remembering the sweet gifts Fitz brought her and their moment under Calla's panakes. (pg. 78 hardcover)
  23. Sophie nearly collapses from relief as Fitz gets up from inside of his forcefield. (pg. 86 hardcover)
  24. Sophie screams a death rattle as Umber throws a shadow-spear at Fitz. (pg. 90)
  25. The selfish part of Sophie wants Wylie to surrender so that she can save Fitz. (pg. 105 hardcover)
  26. Fitz happily suggests marathon rounds of Cognate Training while they are injured. (pg. 167 hardcover)
  27. Sophie thinks Fitz is adorable sleeping with Mr. Snuggles. (pg. 176 hardcover)
  28. Sophie feels shame as Lady Zillah describes what Fitz will go through from his echo. (pg. 217 hardcover)
  29. Keefe says that other telepaths are "not as good at staring into each other's eyes as you and the Fitzster." (pg.233 hardcover)
  30. Sophie admires how cute Fitz is when he sleeps. (pg. 254 hardcover)
  31. Sophie transmits to Fitz, telling him how lonely she is. Fitz finally wakes up when Sophie transmits, What if I want you to wake up because I miss you? (pg. 255 hardcover)
  32. Sophie feels bad for waking Fitz up since he's in pain.
  33. Sophie blinks back tears of relief as Fitz recovers from an echo episode. (pg. 259 hardcover)
  34. Sophie's head tingles with relief when Fitz proclaimed that the medicine helped. (pg. 260 hardcover)
  35. Sophie decides to trust Fitz's bright, genuine smile. (pg. 263 hardcover)
  36. "See?" Fitz says after revealing an important clue. "This is why you need me." (pg. 263 hardcover)
  37. Sophie's face bursts into flames when Fitz tells her that he heard her voice. (pg. 267 hardcover)
  38. "By the way," he murmured, pressing Mr. Snuggles against his heart. "I missed you too." (pg. 267 hardcover)
  39. Fitz asks Sophie if she's ok when her head throbs as she sits up. (pg. 269 hardcover)
  40. Sophie wishes her polyglot ability worked for translating "Cute Boy." (pg. 270 hardcover)
  41. Sophie asks Fitz to tell her what he says to get into her head. (pg. 271 hardcover)
  42. Fitz grinned. How about I tell you when you finally share the secret you keep holding back from me? (pg. 272 hardcover)
  43. Fitz asks Sophie if she is okay as the monster stirs. (pg. 274 hardcover)
  44. When Silveny agreed to help Sophie sleep, Fitz's grin shifted into movie-star mode. (pg. 282 hardcover)
  45. Team Fitzphie for the win! Fitz said. (pg. 282 hardcover)
  46. Elwin teases Sophie and Fitz about staring into each other's eyes. (pg. 282 hardcover)
  47. Alden tells Sophie, "I wish the circumstances were different," "But I'm glad you're [Fitz and Sophie] here together." (pg. 288 hardcover)
  48. Livvy: "Awwww, look at you guys [Fitz and Sophie], all snuggly with your stuffed animals!" (pg. 290 hardcover)
  49. "Well, you should a little," Livvy argued. "since I'm betting Pretty Boy's going to spend most of his time staring at you as he listens to your dreams." (pg. 292 hardcover)
  50. "It won't be weird," Fitz promised as Sophie settled back against her pillows. "Trust me." (pg. 292 hardcover)
  51. Sophie can't help but notice how close their cots are in the healing center.
  52. Fitz physically feeds Sophie her elixirs when she has trouble doing so herself.
  53. When Fitz brushes the crumbs off of her lips, Sophie blushes.
  54. When Fitz hugs Sophie before leaving to healing center Sophie can't help leaning closer, "when she realized his pulse felt as crazy as hers."
  55. Their eyes lock and Fitz tells her she is the only one he trusts.
  56. Sophie tells Fitz that she trusts him too.
  57. Sophie wonders if him saying that he trusts her meant something more.
  58. Fitz tells Sophie the code to unlocking the gate to Everglen.
  59. Sophie says she can stay longer and Fitz tells her he wants her to stay.
  60. Fitz says that Sophie being there helps his echoes.
  61. Fitz reaches for her hands.
  62. Sophie thinks to herself that Fitz would make a really cute prince.
  63. Fitz shows Sophie where the override for Everglen is because she is the only one he trusts.
  64. Sophie can't help but stare in amazement at Fitz's portrait, and then she starts crying because she can't hold in her feelings any longer.
  65. Fitz shows immediate concern, and takes her hands.
  66. Fitz confesses that he only wants to see Sophie's name on his matchmaking list. (pg. 583)
  67. Fitz suddenly says, "I want it to be you." two times when he tells Sophie that he wants her name on his list.
  68. Sophie tells him that she's had a crush on him from the moment they met.
  69. Sophie then says to herself that Fitz had given her perfect smiles before, but the smile he gave her now was amazing.
  70. "Fitz laughed and took her other hand, holding on in a way that felt different from all the other times they'd held hands before--like he was never going to let her go again." (pg. 586)
  71. Fitz then claims that he has a new goal, which is to get her to trust him. Sophie says that she does trust him, then he says, "then trust this" and they are about to kiss when Silveny interrupts.
  72. After they bring the Hekses to Silveny and Greyfell and sees them, Sophie begins to fall but Fitz catches her and pulls her against him.
  73. Stina yells to Sophie and Fitz to stop cuddling and help her set up the birth area.
  74. Fitz comforts Sophie when they learn the baby alicorns are going to die.
  75. Sophie clings to Fitz, soaking his cape with her tears.
  76. Sophie notes that Grady and Edaline seem very interested in how she was all wrapped up in Fitz.
  77. When Tarina is talking about the hive, she says "I wouldn't be surprised if we have a few eavesdroppers. Your boyfriend in particular." (pg. 612)
  78. Sophie at first tries to deny this, but then stops herself when she remembers that Fitz almost kissed her.
  79. Fitz assures Sophie that he would never laugh if she fell in the lake and offers to give her his cape to dry off if she does.
  80. Sophie notices his sweet smile and considers it to be such a boyfriend thing to offer and can't help but blush when she smiles back.
  81. When they are about to separate while in the woods, Fitz hugs her "much tighter than usual."
  82. For the rest of the book, Sophie continually leans on Fitz's shoulder whenever she's scared or sad.
  83. When Tam and Wylie look suspiciously at Sophie leaning on Fitz, Sophie says to herself, Fitz didn't seem to care, and that his shoulder was quickly becoming her favorite place in the world.
  84. Fitz spins Sophie around after Silveny successfully gives birth and the twins are transported. She doesn't even care that Stina is watching them closely, she just cares that she's holding onto Fitz.
  85. Later at Havenfield, Sophie and Fitz were talking about how Silveny and Greyfell are "snuggling" and Fitz moves closer and Sophie thinks he's going to put his arm around her, until she realizes that Grady is watching them.
  86. While the two are sitting there, Edaline and Grady keep giving Sophie a lot of raised eyebrows and sappy smiles.
  87. Grady and Edaline leave to let Sophie and Fitz talk. Sophie asks him if it's possible to die from embarrassment, and Fitz says, "If you think they're bad, wait until my parents find out about us."(pg 658)
  88. When Sophie realizes that Fitz used the word us and that they're now a thing, she can't decide whether she wants to do a cartwheel or bury her face in her hands.
  89. Fitz admits that Biana has been teasing him about liking her for a while.
  90. Fitz says Biana tried to get him to buy Sophie crush cuffs when she finished level Three. He then sounds "adorably shy" and tells her, "But... if you want some, I'd go get them in a heartbeat."
  91. Sophie says to herself that after that, part of her wanted to "kiss him silly."
  92. When Sophie becomes really upset about the drama that their relationship would bring to everyone else, Fitz leads her over to the Panakes tree, where they sit so close that their knees are touching. (pg 660)
  93. Sophie says to herself that it was pretty much the perfect romantic setting.
  94. Fitz holds her hands and tries to make her feel better.
  95. She tells him, "I do like you, Fitz. You... you have no idea how much." (pg 661)
  96. Fitz reaches up to tuck her hair behind her ear, and Sophie "couldn't help leaning into his hand."
  97. Fitz says there's "no way we won't be matched."
  98. Fitz tells Sophie that she is talented.
  99. Sophie starts to belittle herself, and Fitz says, "... Sometimes I wish you saw yourself a little clearer, so you'd actually believe me when I tell you this. You're brilliant and talented and beautiful..."
  100. Fitz brushes tears out of her face, and Sophie "pretty much melted against his hand."
  101. Sophie says no one has said anything like that to her before. Fitz says he was glad to be the first one. (pg 662)
  102. When they agree to be there for each other, Fitz says, "just trust me, Sophie."
  103. Fitz kisses Sophie on the cheek and whispers "trust me" again.
  104. Sophie says that even though it wasn't everything, it was a real beginning, and that was more than enough.
  105. Edaline admits to looking out the window at Sophie and Fitz's "moment."
  106. When Sophie is embarrassed at this, Edaline says, "...there's nothing embarrassing about the way he was looking at you, Sophie. That boy is smitten."
  107. Keefe says that he's pretty sure the whole group was waiting for Sophie and Fitz to figure it out.
  108. Keefe teases Sophie by making an impression of her feelings towards Fitz.
  109. Keefe later tells Sophie that she and Fitz are perfect for each other.
  110. After returning to Foxfire, Sophie tries to act inconspicuous about her and Fitz. She chooses not to sit next to him at lunch, but instantly regrets when she sees the hurt in his eyes.
  111. Sophie and Fitz have to go to the healing center to take their elixirs, and their bodyguards decide to "wait in the hall to see if anyone's approaching."
  112. Sophie apologizes, and Fitz immediately forgives her. They hold hands (which gives Sophie "a zillion tingles") and Fitz admits that he'd been looking forward to sitting next to her all day.
  113. When Sophie lets the Shadowflux take over too much, Fitz takes her hand and helps her breathe in sync with him.
  114. Fitz checks on Sophie telepathically every night after school.
  115. They sit next to each other every day during lunch.
  116. Sophie and Fitz work on trust exercises for the whole week, (in order to prepare for the meeting with Fintan) and they are significantly easier now that all of the crush stuff is over.
  117. Fitz openly calls Sophie cute.
  118. Fitz takes Sophie to Calla's tree, and talks about giving her a gift.
  119. Fitz almost refers to Sophie as his girlfriend.
  120. Fitz takes Sophie's hand.
  121. Fitz hands her a box, and inside is a teal heart necklace.
  122. Fitz puts the necklace on her, and Sophie was pretty sure she didn't breathe the entire time he was doing it.
  123. Sophie realizes that everyone will be able to see the necklace, but decides that that's not a bad thing.
  124. Mr. Forkle interrupts and Sophie whips around while Fitz blushes "adorably red."
  125. When Fitz has to leave so Sophie can talk to Keefe, he gives her an extra-long hug, tells her to hail him when she gets back from Marella's, and tucks her hair behind her ears.
  126. When Sophie and Fitz have to split up, Fitz does not look happy.
  127. Sophie and Fitz constantly hold each other's hands noticeably throughout hard moments.
  128. When Fitz is about to kill Alvar, Sophie transmits to him, "I don't want to lose you." which changes his mind.
  129. During the battle with the Neverseen, Sophie is constantly worrying about Fitz.
  130. When Sophie realizes that Fitz is stuck in the hive, she immediately starts panicking.
  131. Sophie and Fitz constantly transmit to each other throughout the battle.
  132. Fitz gave Sophie a hug "longer than she expected."
  133. Sophie is worried that Fitz blames her for Alvar's second betrayal, but he insists that he isn't mad at her.
  134. Marella refers to Fitz as Sophie's boyfriend, and she doesn't deny it. (pg. 830)
  135. Fitz spins Sophie around and hugs her tightly for the second time. (pg. 836)
  136. Sophie asks Biana how long Fitz has had a crush on her.
  137. Biana tells Sophie that Fitz has been crazy for her for a while.
  138. Biana and Sophie talk about how much Sophie and Fitz are meant for each other.
  139. Sophie goes to register for matchmaking.
  140. Before she opens the door, Sophie remembers Fitz's lips on her cheek.
  141. Sophie reaches for Fitz's necklace, reminding herself of why she's doing this.
  142. Sophie considers asking, "How about you throw Fitz Vacker on the list and see what happens?" (pg. 844)

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Flashback Fitz's POV Edit

  1. Biana says that Fitz and Sophie looked "cozy" in the healing center, and she was shocked that he hadn't told her his feelings for her yet.
  2. Biana asks Fitz why he hasn't told Sophie that he likes her yet.
  3. Fitz admits that he likes Sophie several times.
  4. When Biana asks Fitz why he hasn't told Sophie yet, he says he's waiting for the right time.
  5. Fitz says that the words he uses to enter Sophie's mind are "It's me."
  6. Biana confirms that Fitz has had a crush on Sophie since he was stabbed by the anthropleura in Exile during Neverseen (book 4).
  7. Fitz lays on his bed with a dopey grin on his face every time something happens with him and Sophie.

Keeper of the Lost Cities: Legacy Edit

  1. When Fitz came to visit Sophie after her appointment as a Regent, Sophie’s heart ‘shut down on her’.
  2. Sophie thought that Fitz looked handsome when he was furious.
  3. Keefe called Sophie Fitz’s girlfriend and also called Fitz Sophie’s boyfriend and neither Fitz nor Sophie corrected him.
  4. Fitz was visibly angry because he’d seen Keefe hugging Sophie.
  5. When Keefe said that Fitz knew that Sophie had to be mysterious, he got jealous. ‘“Actually, I don’t know,” Fitz snapped back. “But apparently you do?”
  6. Fitz called Sophie his girlfriend. ‘Fitz gritted his teeth and looked away, tearing a hand through his hair. “I just want to know what’s going on with my girlfriend. I didn’t realise that was a lot to ask.” (pg. 242)

Similarities and Differences Edit

Similarities Edit

  • They both have a crush on each other and both can't think of how to tell the other. (Before Book 7: Flashback)
  • They are very talented.
  • They are both elves.
  • They both go to Foxfire.
  • They are both Telepaths.
  • They are both some of the best Telepaths.
  • They manifested as Telepaths at an impressively young age.
  • They trust each other immensely.
  • They both joined the Black Swan.
  • They are in the same Telepathy class (during Book 3: Everblaze).
  • Sir Tiergan is both of their Telepathy mentor.
  • They both hate the Neverseen.
  • They are in training to become Cognates.
  • They both have a stuffed animal (Sophie has Ella and Fitz has Mr. Snuggles).
  • They were once enrolled at Exillium (at the same time).
  • Both have famous families (Ruewens (Adoptive) - Sophie, Vackers - Fitz).
  • Both Fitz and Sophie care immensely about each other more than most others.
  • They have matching thumb rings (Cognate rings).
  • They both speak the Enlightened Language.
  • They both speak English.
  • They are each good friends with Keefe.
  • Both of their families are in the Nobility.
  • They got their nexuses off early, although Sophie had to keep hers on just in case.
  • They both hold the unpopular opinion that their world is getting messy, yet the elves deny it.
  • They know the unmapped stars even though they aren't supposed to.
  • They have had near-death experiences.
  • They both find each other very attractive.
  • Both are shipped with inanimate objects, Sophie x Pockets and Fitz x Chandelier. 
  • Both are close to Biana.

Differences Edit

  • Fitz has dark brown hair, like Alden, while Sophie's is blonde.
  • Fitz's eyes are teal while Sophie's are brown with gold specks.
  • Fitz is a Level Six at Foxfire, while Sophie is a Level Four.
  • Sophie has five abilities, while Fitz only has one.
  • Sophie spent her first years in the Forbidden Cities, while Fitz has lived the entirety of his life in the Lost Cities.
  • Sophie has a photographic memory while Fitz does not.
  • Fitz is 16 and Sophie is 15. (As of Flashback) 
  • Sophie can heal broken minds but Fitz cannot.
  • Fitz has one family while Sophie has three (human, adopted, and genetic).
  • Fitz has Elvin siblings while Sophie most likely does not.
  • Fitz knows his genetic family, while Sophie does not.
  • Sophie has a pet (Iggy), while Fitz doesn't have a pet.
  • Sophie has attended at least 3 different schools, while Fitz has only attended 2.
  • Sophie lives at Havenfield, while Fitz lives at Everglen.
  • Sophie has one sibling, Amy, while Fitz has two, Alvar and Biana.
  • Fitz lives with his siblings while Sophie does not.
  • Sophie knows more languages than Fitz, therefore able to communicate better.
  • Sophie has almost faded before.
  • Sophie is a regent in the nobility (leader of team valiant)

Quotes Edit

  • 'Fitz closed the distance between them to take her hand. "We did'
  • '"So that still freaks you out, huh? That might be proof that it still needs to happen." [Fitz's] eyes locked onto hers, refusing to let her look away. And when she swallowed, it was so loud, she was sure the entire world heard it. " Or," he said, " we could skip the talking." And do what?" she asked, hating her voice for cracking. " Any ideas?" He was so close now, she could feel his breath warming her cheeks"' Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar (p. 666)
  • ' ... his most charming smile and adds, "Red is definitely your color."' - (Fitz to Sophie) Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Lodestar
  • “Sophie’s stomach wrenched as she sat beside him. “If you want to stop hanging out with me—” “I told you, I’m in. In fact, there’s something I have to tell you—” Everblaze
  • “I don’t mind having you know what I’m thinking, Sophie. I trust you. Her cheeks turned warm. I trust you, too.” Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities: Everblaze
  • "She liked them [the cognate rings], a little too much actually." Lodestar
  • "She closes her eyes picturing Fitz's handsome face as she transmitted" Lodestar
  • "The smile he flashed belonged on a movie screen, and Sophie's heart did a weird fluttery thing." Shannon Messenger, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "He was probably fifteen and by far the cutest boy she had ever seen." Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Time seemed to stop. She stared into his eyes..." Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Could someone that good looking be crazy?" Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "Her heart did that stupid fluttery thing again and her skin tingled everywhere he touched." Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "... clinging to the one memory that could shine a tiny spot of light in this thick inky haze. A pair of beautiful eyes. Fitz's eyes." Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • "His mind went quiet, and Sophie figured he'd dozed off with the others. But right as her mind started to drift, he added, I'll always be here when you need me." Lodestar (pg. 269)
  • "But he was also the boy who'd shown up on her class field trip and shown her where she really belonged. The one who'd let her cry on his shoulder when she had to leave her family, and who'd gone out searching for her in the middle of nowhere, just because he'd heard her voice in his head."
  • "I'll always remember that you found me and brought me to the Lost Cities and showed me where I really belong. And that you came when I called for help and saved me from fading away. And that you left everything behind to go with me when I joined the Black Swan. Need me to keep going? Because I can."
  • "She studied the relaxed lines of his features. The soft flutter of his long, dark eyelashes. The adorable way his arms cradled Mr. Snuggles against his bandaged chest. I don't know what to do. She hadn't meant to transmit the words, but it felt... good to say them. And it wasn't like he could hear her. He hadn't flinched. His breathing hadn't changed rhythm. So she told him, I really wish you were awake. He let out a snuffly snore, which gave her the courage to ask, What if I just want you to wake up because I'm tired of fighting the echoes all by myself? That wasn't the right question, though. What if I want you to wake up because I miss you?"
  • "I heard you, you know."

"Heard what?"

"When I was still out of it, I heard your voice in my head--I think it's why I woke up."

Her face burst into flames. "Sorry, I-"

"Don't be." he interrupted. "I'm glad I'm awake"

"So am I," she admitted. "But...you have to be super careful, okay?"

"I will if you will," he made her promise.

He waited for her to meet his eyes, and when she did, he gave her the sweetest smile she'd ever seen.

"By the way," he murmured, pressing Mr. Snuggles against his heart. "I missed you too."

  • After a moment under the panakes tree, Edaline says, "...there's nothing embarrassing about the way he was looking at you, Sophie. That boy is smitten."
  • “Sophie had just enough strength left to wrap her mind around the gleaming shards and transmit a call for Fitz’s help. He sent a tidal wave of heat, launching everything up, up, up—through softness and sludginess and pain and relief until she was back in her body, shivering in a pair of warm arms that held her close and careful and wouldn’t let her fall. “Shhhh,” Fitz whispered. “You’re back. You’re safe.”
  • "Whatever happens next, I'm here with you. You know that right?” Fitz whispered. "I do." The best part was she actually believed him.
  • "I want it to be you." -Fitz, Flashback
  • "She tried to convince me to get you crush cuffs for a finals gift when you finished Level Three, but I didn't want to pressure you like that." He stepped closer, reaching for her hands and sounding so adorably shy as he told her, "But... if you want some, I'd go get them in a heartbeat." -Fitz Vacker, Flashback
  • "No pressure. No time limit. You set the pace and I'll just...follow your lead. But I'll always be right here whenever you're ready–– well, not right here, because that'd get a bit creepy. But... you know what I mean, right?"
  • "Friends was way better than little sister." - Narration (Sophie's thoughts) about Fitz, Keeper of the Lost Cities
  • “[Fitz would] stop by every afternoon to test new trust exercises, but nothing seemed to work—even when he had her stand on a chair and fall backward into his arms. He did catch her, without even bruising her. But all it earned was some serious teasing from Keefe, who’d showed up just in time to find Fitz cradling her.
  • “I’m so tired of trying to hide the fact that the only name I want to see on my lists is . . . yours.” ― Fitzroy Avery Vacker to Sophie Elizabeth Foster, Book 7: Flashback
  • "I'm pretty sure our whole group has, between all the blushing and the cute little gifts and the 'look at us, aren't we the cutest cognates ever?' and the 'let's stare into each other's eyes and do some trust exercises,' and the 'teal is my favorite color in the whole world and no one realizes why.' "

- Keefe Page 676, Flashback

Trivia Edit

  • Fitz was the first person to introduce Sophie to her true identity as an elf.
  • Fitz had been looking for Sophie since he was six years old, which means he had been looking for her for nine years. As in most of his life.
  • Fitz is one of the two people whom Sophie trusts enough to let into her mind (the other one being the elf that created her, Mr. Forkle.)
  • Fitz's real name (Fitzroy) can be split into two parts, Fitz and Roy. The meaning of Fitz is, "Son of the king" and the meaning of Roy is, "king/seeker of wisdom." Sophie's name means "wisdom," which could mean that Fitz is seeking Sophie.
  • Fitz and Sophie are training to be Cognates, meaning that they must be incredibly close and have an enormous amount of trust in each other.
  • Sophie finds Fitz very good looking.
  • Fitz finds Sophie attractive. He calls her pretty and says she looks good several times.
  • When Keefe interrupted Fitz and Sophie about to kiss, Fitz was scowling at Keefe.
  • Sophie and Fitz don't have many secrets.
  • They have been through a lot together, and understand each other's pain.
  • Fitz is sometimes jealous of Keefe and Sophie is sometimes jealous of Linh.


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Main Character Ships

Pairings with Sophie Elizabeth Foster

BianaLinh and BianaLinhDexFitzTamJensiKeefeMarellaWylieValin


Pairings with Fitzroy Avery Vacker (a.k.a. Fitz)

DexKeefeLinhSophieMarella


Pairings with Biana Vacker

SophieDexTamMarellaJensiKeefeLinhLinh and Sophie


Pairings with Dexter Alvin Dizznee (a.k.a Dex)

SophieBianaTamKeefeLinhFitzMarellaStina


Pairings with Marella Redek

SophieTamBianaKeefeLinhDexJensiFitzStina


Pairings with Keefe Sencen

SophieTamMarellaDexBianaFitzLinh


Pairings with Tam Song

SophieKeefeMarellaDexBianaGlimmer


Pairings with Linh Song

SophieMarellaDexBianaFitzSophie and BianaWylieLinh


Pairings with Wylie Endal

TamLinhSophie

Other Relationships

Platonic or Ability Enhancing Relationships

Sophie and Mr. ForkleKeefe and Lady BelvaKeefe and RoSophie and Fitz



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