Peter's Evil Overlord List was compiled in 1994 Von Peter Anspach as a Liste of things that one should and should not do if they become an evil overlord. The Liste can be found here: link
So how does the Red Queen measure up? Not very well actually. I have compiled the following Liste of all the things in the Evil Overlord Liste that she did wrong oder didn't do at all.
3. My noble half-brother whose thron I usurped will be killed, not kept anonymously imprisoned in a forgotten cell of my dungeon. I’m scratching my head at why she didn’t just get rid of Mirana once and for all.