""What's Bred in the Bone"": In the past, Granny Goodness delivers Orion to the New Gods, and in return she collects Scott Free for Darkseid.
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Appearing in "What's Bred in the Bone"
- Female Furies
- Granny Goodness (Flashback and main story)
- Aurelie (Mentioned only)
- Beautiful Dreamer (Mentioned only)
- DeSaad (Flashback and main story)
- Heggra (Dies in flashback)
- Highfather (Mentioned only)
- Orion (Flashback only)
Synopsis for "What's Bred in the Bone"
In the present day Big Barda is furious with Scott but he reminds her of a time years ago when the two of them were children subjected to Granny's torture in the Terror Orphanage. The two helped each other out of the devious and dangerous traps that had been laid out for them - it was her performance at these tasks which highlighted Barda to Granny, and she invited Barda to join her Furies. After remembering this Barda and Scott are surrounded by Willik's soldiers but Barda allows enough time for Scott to escape (inadvertently ending the peace treaty signed between Darkseid and Highfather). Barda uses force to delay the soldiers and though she tries to raise a complaint, she needs a man to sign off on the form.
Granny discovers Barda's actions from Lashina, but Barda had already gone to Willik who commended the soldier and forced Barda to work on the fields as a penance. Granny informs Darkseid about Scott's escape and they conspire to use Barda to find him.
Granny finds Barda in the shower after her time on the field, she demands that Barda apologise to Willik and to atone for her dishonoring of the Furies. Willik immediately puts Barda to the same "training practise" that he forced Aurelie through, though Barda will stand for none of his antics. Infuriated by his blackmailing Barda storms into Darkseid's throne room and confesses to Rublon's murder.
Barda is sent back to the Furies to lead but Lashina refuses and the two scuffle leading to Barda escaping, but Lashina had left a tracker on her before she went. Granny gives the Furies their next mission, track down Barda and kill Scott.
- This book was first published on May 1, 2019.
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