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Warrior Eternal Part 2
Episode 2
Writer: Juan Carlos Coto Director: Oley Sassone
Following excruciating turmoil in his life, Kung Loa, joined by Taja
and Siro, accepts his destiny to protect the Earth Realm from the forces
of Outworld, while training a new generation of warriors for Mortal

As Siro (series regular Daniel Bernhardt) is being led away from both Baron
Reyland's house and daughter, both of which he's guarded for years, he warns
Jen that something is not right with her new guard Takeda. Little does he
know that Takeda has been possessed by Scorpion who has been sent by
Shang Tsung (series regular Bruce Locke) to eliminate Kung Lao (series
regular Paolo Montalban) and all that he holds dear.

Shang Tsung isn't the only one who wants rid of Kung Lao. When Kung Lao
was caught trying to sneak Jen away from the Baron's house, he was caught
and, true to his word, the Baron sentenced him to death. As the preparations
for Kung Lao's execution are being made, Taja (series regular Kristanna
Loken), the captured bandit who was made a servant in the Baron's
household, is visited by Rayden (series regular Jeffrey Meek), disguised as a
beggar, who convinces her that her best hope for escape lies in helping Kung
Lao also escape. Later, still disguised as a beggar, Rayden happens upon the
banished Siro and lets him know that Jen, may indeed, be in danger.

Taja, with the help of Jen, is able to overpower the executioners and free Kung
Lao from the gallows. Taja and Kung Lao flee the Baron's compound, leaving
Jen to face her father's wrath.

Fearing the worst, Kung Lao and Taja sneak back into the Baron's compound
to free Jen. Unbeknownst to them, Siro is there for the same reason. When
the three run into each other, it becomes clear to Kung Lao that Rayden is
behind their coming together and that it must have significance beyond mere
coincidence. Unfortunately for the three, they don't realize that they are
walking into an ambush at the compound which, before it's over, will cost the
Baron his life.

Takeda, on behalf of Shang Tsung, traps Kung Lao and is about to capture his
soul for Shang Tsung's dark purpose, when he is outnumbered by the Baron's
guards. In a desperate attempt to maintain a bargaining position, Takeda
kidnaps Jen and disappears into the night.

Exasperated in their search for Jen, Kung Lao, Taja and Siro are aided by
Rayden, who instructs Kung Lao to follow the visions that have been plaguing
him. These visions lead him back to the Temple of the Order of the
Light--where he was trained to be a warrior and where Takeda is now holding
Jen hostage. Rayden warns Kung Lao--until he fully commits to being a
warrior, he is most vulnerable at the Temple and will not be able to defeat

When he arrives at the Temple to rescue Jen, Kung Lao discovers that Takeda
has fully transformed into Scorpion, a deadly Ninja with magical powers. In the
ensuing battle, in which Kung Lao defeats Scorpion, Jen is killed, but before
she dies she tells Kung Lao she will always be with him in his heart.

In light of the turmoil he's seen in recent days, Kung Lao is filled with a new
purpose and accepts his destiny to raise an army of warriors to defend the
Earth Realm against the evil forces of Emperor Shao Kahn and Outworld.
Looking for a higher purpose in their lives, Taja and Siro join Kung Loa in this