Known for his unpredictable actions and wild fits of anger, Baraka goes on a
rampage. After defeating the earth warriors, he attacks Shang Tsung, Kintaro and
finally Shao Kahn himself.
After defeating Shao Kahn, Baraka's race of mutants rise from the wastelands and
rebel against what is left of Kahn's army. They eventually win, and the Outworld
comes under the rule of king Baraka.
Jax finds Sonya held captive alongside their arch enemy Kano. Her only chance of
escape is by Jax entering Shao Kahn's contest. With fierce determination he
catches the Outworld Warriors off guard and Wins the Tournament bringing Shao
Kahnís rule to a crashing halt.
During the Chaos that follows, Jax and Sonya escape through the dimensional gate
from which they entered. Kano once again eludes capture but Jax and Sonya know
they will cross paths with him in the future.
After disappearing from the set of his latest movie, Cage finally resurfaces. He
used all his knowledge and experiences as a fighter to end the Outworld menace.
Now heralded as a true hero, Cage receives the respect he rightfully deserves.
He also gets his inspiration for the sequel to his blockbuster movie Mortal
Kombat. MK II is released and quickly becomes the greatest motion picture event
of all time. Cage realizes that MK III is inevitable.
As a result of her years of work as an assassin, Kitana has learned many
secrets, especially about her past. She discovers that Mileena is not her twin
but a grotesque clone created by Shang Tsung.
She learns that her parents were former rulers of the Outworld overthrown by
Shao Kahn. Determined to take back what is hers, she must defeat Kahn. She does
so by entering the tournament. She reclaims her parents' castle and restores the
Outworld to a realm of beauty.
A former Shaolin Monk alongside Liu Kang, Kung Lao also grieves the loss of
their Shaolin brothers. He realizes that his ultimate fate lies within the dark
realm of the Outworld. He defeats his Outworld opponents until he emerges the
With his strength and spirit in complete alignment he finally avenges the death
of his great ancestor. Although his greatest challenges lie ahead.
With his Shaolin temple in ruins, Liu Kang journeys into the Outworld, enters
Shao Kahn's tournament and unleashes a fury that does not end until the defeat
of Shao Kahn. Liu Kang then returns to the seclusion of his Shaolin temple.
He pays his respects to his lost brothers and finally realizes that the events
which have taken place were all fulfillment of his destiny.
Once thought to be Kitana's twin sister, Mileena is actually a grotesque clone
created by Shang Tsung. With Shao Kahn suspicious of Kitana's motives, Mileena
seizes the opportunity to attack Kahn and his minions.
Caught off guard they are no match for Mileena's speed. She wins the tournament
and together with her secret companion, Baraka, they rule the world as king and
Familiar with Shang Tsung's lies and Shao Kahn's brutality, Raiden accepts their
challenge to compete in an Outworld tournament. He is well aware of their scheme
to unbalance the furies and invade the earth realm. Raiden vows to use all his
might to end their treachery.
By winning the tournament, Raiden destroys Shao Kahn and all his minions. He
also destroys the dimensional gates which would have been their passageway to
the earth realm.
Reptile has always loyally served as Shang Tsung's protector. While maintaining
a very low profile in the first tournament he discovered Tsung's plot to force
the remaining members of his near extinct race into slavery under Shao Kahn's
rule. Reptile then devises a plan of his own.
He enters the Outworld tournament, defeats Shao Kahn and turns against Shang
Tsung, ending his master's scheme. Now his race can live on in their own
Upon learning of Sub-Zero's reappearance, Scorpion enters Shao Kahn's
tournament. He witnesses Sub-Zero spare the life of an opponent and realizes
that this is not the same Sub-Zero who murdered him so long ago.
He lets the ninja live and goes on to defeat the Outworlders in their unholy
contest. With the defeat of Shao Kahn, he discovers a new purpose for his
existence. He becomes the guardian of the new Sub-Zero to atone for murdering
his older brother.
Shang Tsung not only turns against and defeats both Kintaro and Shao Kahn, he
also takes over their rule of the Outworld. With Shao Kahn's armies at his
command, he finally unbalances the Furies, and weakens the dimensional gates
between the Outworld and the Earth Realm.
Along with his elite group of sorcerers he uses this weakness to march a
never-ending horde of demons onto the earth and doom its inhabitants to eternal
darkness. Have a nice day.
When Sub-Zero failed to return from the Shaolin tournament and rumor of Shang
Tsung's survival reached the Lin Kuei clan, they immediately sent another
assassin to complete the task. This new warrior is actually the younger brother
of the original Sub-Zero.
He enters the Outworld contest and accomplishes his task. He learns of
Scorpion's foul vendetta against his brother but will never know why his life
was spared. Perhaps a third tournament is in his future?