She once ruled the Outworld at Shao Kahn's side as his queen. Now 10,000 years after her untimely death she is reborn on Earth. Her evil intent is every match for Shao Kahn's tyranny. She is the key to his occupation of Earth.
Sindel receives visions of her true past and turns against Shao Kahn. She discovers that her true king was named Jerrod. They once had a daughter named Kitana and ruled a realm called Edenia: before Kahn took it away in their own Mortal Kombat. He used Sindel as a pawn in his quest for Earth and took Kitana as his own daughter. But in defeating Shao Kahn Sindel frees the Earth. In doing so she also liberates Edenia and insures a reunion with her 10,000 year old daughter- Kitana.