Princess Leifah is a Vabbian royal. It is not known how she is related to the princes of Vabbi. Hedge Wizard Mabai is infatuated with her, and became Prince Mabai to please her...which did not have the desired effect on her.
"I grow weary of the suitors my father thrusts upon me. Vabbian royalty is concerned with wealth and status. My suitors view me as a prized possession to be bought and displayed. Am I doomed to such insignificance?"