Nila is Prince Khor-Ru's thousands-year-old sister posing as a journalist. Her goal was to reanimate her mummified brother to reign with him again. Unfortunately for her, Khor-Ru wants to rest in peace, so he tried to choke her to death when she awakened him. At the end, she is transformed into a scarab.
- Nila appeared in the television adaption of the book, portrayed by Afrah Gouda.
- Nila appears in the Goosebumps movie among the other villains led by Slappy, portrayed by Jennifer Trudung, but was credited as "Monster #26."
- Nila's current design is based off the real-life ancient Egyptian queen Neferneferuaten Nefertiti.
- For her appearance in the Goosebumps film, there are hieroglyphics written where her eyebrows are. According to a video, they spell the word "Goosebumps."
- When Nila is spawned in Goosebumps HorrorTown, her animation has an apparition that looks something close to Prince Warwick from Heads, You Lose!.