Sofiya the Wise is one of Briar Rose's fairy godmothers. Sofiya gave Briar Rose "the wit of an angel"; this has made Briar Rose quite gullible though. She comes from the Twilight Lands.
"Who penned the Grimoire of The Seventy-Seven Steps, a guide to living a true scholar's life." - Jonah
Sofiya is one of Briar's fairy godmothers.