Throughout The Originals Series
- Lara is Russian and a diminutive form of Larissa or Larisa. It means "citadel".
- According to the sides, Lara and the werewolves are tired of being in the swamp and being treated horribly, and makes it clear to Vincent that they will show him justice if he doesn't re-think his decision.
- According to one of her character sides, she is a werewolf sent to New Orleans by a vampire to kill a Mikaelson.
- Lara was involved in an accident that killed a woman, and swore she would never do it again.
- In the sides, Lara is working for an unknown male vampire and he would kill her if she told anyone his name or if she helped the Mikaelsons or anyone associated with them.