A thrill seeking tough girl, Barbara Kopetski leads a life as a bounty hunter named Barb Wire in order to keep her bar open.
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Barbara Kopetski was born in Steel Harbor to an unnamed mother and father, who raised her with the help of her grandmother alongside her brother Charlie. Her father was a former marine (who fought in Korea) and steel worker while her mother was a police officer. Eventually, her father was bed-ridden and suffering from Alzheimer's disease while her mother died from unknown causes.
When Barbara was a little girl, Steel Harbor was thriving but as she grew older the town suffered in the hands of various criminal factions.