Conclusion. A mysterious sorcerer tries to entice Scorpion into entering the Mortal Kombat Tournament by offering him the chance to enact vengeance on Sub-Zero, who he holds responsible for the demise of his family and village.
Part 1 of 2. The great warrior Scorpion leaves his family after being summoned to meet with the Shogun of Kumamoto Castle, but once it's too late, he comes to realize that he has walked straight into a trap set up by his enemy Sub-Zero.
Thunder god Raiden finds himself in an earthly mental institution in the year 2011 being treated for his "delusions" with some rather primitive forms of therapy. His only hope of escaping and making it to his Mortal Kombat tournament against Shao Khan is a fellow inmate named Blue, who becomes very protective of Raiden.
Action star Johnny Cage hits a career low after failing to sell his idea for a reality series to a studio executive, which causes him to seriously consider an offer from sorcerer Shang Tsung to fight in an upcoming Mortal Kombat tournament.