Age of Chaos
In her mortal life Iara belonged to a tribe in the Realm of Aqshy that believed Sigmar had abandoned them. She fell in battle attempting to defend her tribe, being chosen by Sigmar before she died, though in spite of her efforts her people fell to the Goretide forces she fought.
Age of Sigmar
She would go on to fight within the ranks of the Hammerhands in their early campaigns in the Brimstone Peninsula and was present centuries latter at the battle for Gargant's Hollow, where she personally saved Ionus Cryptborn