Mother Sophie is one of James Holden's Books • TV eight biological parents. See is part of the marriage co-op that forms Holden's family in Montana on Earth.


Although she is part of a larger group marriage, she is in a polymorous relationship with Joseph, Anton and Elise Books • TV only.[1]


Mother Sophie used to cultivate a herb garden close to the kitchen of the family's farmhouse in Montana.[2]

After global infrastructure on Earth collapses due to the Bombardment of Earth, and their farm becomes nearly unmanageable, Sophie, together with all other family members, is evacuated to Luna, where they all meet their son and his love, Naomi Books • TV, as well as the rest of Holden's friends[3].

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "It wasn’t sexual. Father Tom and Father Caesar were already sexual partners and monogamous. Mother Tamara was single. Fathers Joseph and Anton and Mothers Elise and Sophie were already a polyamorous civil unit. Father Dimitri joined a month later when he started dating Tamara."
    -- Holden to his crew in Caliban's War, Chapter 13: Holden
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Mother Sophie had kept an herb garden by the kitchen, and when she’d turned the dirt before planting, it smelled just like this."
    Nemesis Games, Chapter 16: Holden
  3. Babylon's Ashes, Chapter 12: Holden
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