Izura was the third lady of the former country of Zorashia and Greta's mother. She wanted to make sure that her daughter survived the brutal civil war in the country so she sent Greta to her home country of Svelera as a hostage before the country of Zorashia fell.
differences in animeEdit
In episode 93 of the anime the country seems to still exist and Izura was the queen of the country who died during a war. A man from Zorashia comes to take Greta back because the country is in need of a ruler.