When the Outworld portal opens over a large city
in North America, panic and chaos rage out of
control. Kurtis Stryker was the leader of a riot
control brigade when Shao Kahn began taking
souls. He finds himself the lone survivor of a city
once populated by millions.
Ignorant of why his soul was spared from the Outworld invasion, Stryker
receives a vision from Rayden. He is instructed to travel west. He
eventually meets the rest of Earth's warriors and learns the true meaning
of his survival. He travels back to the city he swore to protect. Kahn is
unfamiliar with this new kombatant and is caught off guard. Stryker
defeats the warlord and saves the entire planet. The chaos that consumed
the city in the hours before the invasion are gone.