Reluctant warrior Kung Lao wants to resume his old life after saving the Earth from Outworld warrior Shang Tsung. But circumstances - including his fateful decision to spare his opponent's life - force him to make a difficult choice. First of a two-part episode.
Taja and Jen conspire to free a condemned Kung Lao from the Baron's gallows, and Scorpion possesses the body of Jen's new bodyguard. Kung Lao accepts his destiny to protect the Earth Realm from the forces of Outworld while training a new generation of warriors for Mortal Kombat. Second of a two-part episode.
Siro's embarrassment over being rescued by Kung Lao leads him to Kiri, a seer who promises to make him a great warrior. But Kiri uses Siro to free an underworld warrior, whom he then sends to kill Kung Lao.
Taja faces extortion from the local mob when she opens a bazaar in the trading post's courtyard. The struggle becomes deadly when crime daughter Jola turns to ex-lover Shang Tsung for the restoration of magic powers her family relinquished long ago.
A powerful alien empress kidnaps Shang Tsung back to Earth Realm to use him in her planned overthrow of Outworld and Earth Realm. Kung Lao discovers the danger and provokes his enemy into a fight, breaking the rules of Mortal Kombat so Shang Tsung will be freed, and they can fight the common threat together.
Kreeya returns to Earth Realm when Shao Kahn drives her from Outworld, and Kung Lao summons his friends to stop her before she can raise another of her lethal armies. But this time Kreeya has aligned with another race, the Zaterrans.