Kano is thought to have been killed in the first Tournament. Instead, he's found alive
in the Outworld, where he once again escapes capture by Sonya. Before the actual
Outworld invasion, Kano convinces Shao Kahn to spare his soul. Kahn needs
someone to teach his warriors how to use Earth's weapons, and Kano is the man to
When Shao Kahn lets Kano live he fails to realize the resourcefulness of the
scheming human. Kano lures Kahn's army away on a false mission, then nukes them
using a stolen weapon. He fights the remaining warriors and finally defeats Kahn
himself. Kano's true intention is to take over the souls which Kahn once possessed.
But Kano is unable to control the spirits as they escape and attack him. Rumored to
have suffered a violent death Kano was ignorant of the fact that he saved the world
he tried to conquer.