1744 - Big Barda is born on Apokolips and is raised in Granny Goodness's Terror Orphanages, where she becomes leader of the Female Furies.
6 years ago - Barda leads the Female Furies to Earth to capture Scott Free, but betrays Apokolips to join him. They are married on New Genesis by All-Father, and retire to Earth.
4 years ago - Barda & Scott Free are attacked by a Parademon wave. they return to Apokolips to win their freedom in combat.
2 years ago - Barda joins the Watchtower at the request of the All-Father to help prepare them for Maggeddon.
1 year ago - Barda battles Maggeddon alongside the Watchtower. Her duty to the Watchtower completed, she joins the Justice League along with her husband Scott Free.
Barda is awesome. She is exactly as hardcore as Wonder Woman, but without the scrutiny of being the only long-running female superhero in the world, which means she gets to actually deliver on her rampant badassery. She is a Death Metal album cover, a punk rock middle finger pointed straight at the patriarchy. I actually prefer her being something we only get in rare doses, because when we DO see her, she goes off like an atom bomb.
The larger world of the New Gods exists outside of the central timeline, a sort of Jack Kirby nirvana, so we don't intend to try to lay out the new gods into the timeline, just the parts where they interact with Earth. Even still, there is plenty to work with in Barda's story to make it complete and entertaining; her youth in Granny Goodness's Terror Orphanages where she was given a name meant to insult her that she turned into a badge of awesomeness, her relationship with Scott, Her leading the Furies against him and then betraying them to marry him, her time with the Watchtower... it works. It's badass. She rocks.