Her beauty hides her true role as personal assassin for Shao Kahn. Seen talking to an earth-realm warrior, her motives have come under suspicion by her twin sister Mileena. But only Kitana knows her own true intentions.
As a result of her years of work as an assassin, Kitana has learned many secrets, especially about her past. She discovers that Mileena is not her twin but a grotesque clone created by Shang Tsung.
She learns that her parents were former rulers of the Outworld overthrown by Shao Kahn. Determined to take back what is hers, she must defeat Kahn. She does so by entering the tournament. She reclaims her parents' castle and restores the Outworld to a realm of beauty.