Before honor. Before glory. Before challenging superhuman foes for the fate of Earth...
They had to prove themselves worthy of immortality.
Finally, in this all-new, original novel, the unknown origins of your favorite heroes and villains - the brave Liu Kang, the lethal Sonya Blade, and the vile Shang Tsung. Now their stories can be told: who they are, where they came from, what secrets they hide. And how they fought for a mysterious amulet that held the key to their future. The future of....MORTAL KOMBAT.