Zara is wicked, petty, and selfish. She refused to learn "silly princess virtues" and reacted with anger at being banished. After discovering she had special powers, Zara set out to ruin worlds of other Disney princesses and stop any girl from becoming a princess--her reasoning being that if she couldn't be a princess, no one would. As the fight with the heroine progresses, Zara turns from confident to angry and decides to take care of the problem herself. Upon defeat, she drops to the ground, crying, and seems to genuinely smile as the heroine offers her a hand.
Zara has extensive magical abilities. She creates and controls the Bogs, who are really captured butterflies forced to do her bidding. It's possible that their powers are an extension of hers; they can steal sounds and voices, drain colors, create mirages, and freeze people, time, and objects. Zara herself levitates and destroys the Heroine's wand with her magic, and in the final battle green mirages of her appear to attack the player with magic.
Zara's design is a twisted version of a classic Disney Princess. She wears a green dress with puffy sleeves, as well as a crown, but also wears her hair in two points reminiscent of villains. She has teal eyeshadow and a green necklace, a blue collar, and wears long green stockings and shoes. She has brown hair and dark green eyes.