Afina is the last queen of the vampires. Like most of her kind, she desires world domination, and longs for the days when vampires again rule the world, as they used to.
Given that they were all immortal and ambitious, Afina and her family members took turns ruling their kingdom, with some of them entering stasis while the others ruled. Afina was put into stasis by her brother Kalmin, who agreed to revive her in a few centuries for her turn. Kalmin reigned for a thousand years before being assassinated by his youngest son; Afina thus remained in stasis when the vampires fell and throughout the rule of humanity.Some time after the discovery of Hollow Earth, Dr. Helen Magnus and Nikola Tesla found Afina's tomb in East Africa while exploring Praxian ruins, unaware that the vampires had taken over after the Praxians retreated. Magnus inadvertently revived Afina in order to save the injured Tesla's life. Though initially cordial, the vampire queen quickly turned on them, willing to once again rule the world and use Magnus as an immortal source of fresh blood. When she tried to awaken her court -- which consisted of several hundred warriors -- Magnus made a deal with her to give her the key to finding a way into Hollow Earth in exchange for sparing the surface. Afina agreed, and was given the holographic city and the password needed to access it. However, Magnus did not inform her that the map was booby-trapped against vampires, and the entire compound was destroyed by a large explosion. It was, however, not shown if Afina actually died in the blast.
Afina's demeanor is very similar to that of the vampire queen Akasha from the movie Queen of the Damned, based on the book by Anne Rice. Coincidentally that character was also played by an actress named Aaliyah.