With time running out before the Mortal Kombat tournament, Raiden falls to earth and is locked up in an insane asylum. To reach the tournament in time, the God of Lightning must turn to a fellow patient for help.
Cyrax and Sektor volunteer for Phase 1 cyber-conversion to become the ultimate killers for the Grandmaster.
Jax Briggs goes in to rescue Lt. Sonya Blade, who has tracked down Kano.
After defeating Sub Zero, Hando discover that his enemy's superiors have wiped out his village... and killed his wife and son.
In feudal Japan, General Hanzo Hasashi trains his son to take his place in the Shirai Ryu. However, the Ryu's enemies have other plans.
Former Power Ranger actor Johnny Cage is down on his luck and trying to start up a new martial arts reality series.
While Mileena competes with her sister Kitana, unaware of her inhuman origins, Kitana attempts to learn the truth about her parents.
While Sonya tries to escape her bonds, Jax takes on Kano in a fight to the death.
Shao Khan invades and conquers Edenia and forces Queen Sindel to marry him. Dissatisfied with Sindel's daughter, Kitana, Shao Khan creates Mileena, a half-human/half-human clone of the girl.