Liu Kang is an Asian who was being trained by the elders of the temple to be a master of Mortal Kombat. However, he did not believe i nwhat he was being taught, so he left The Order of Light to seek a new life in America. After Liu's departure, his brother began training for the tournament in place of Liu. But he was killed by the demon sorcerer Shang Tsung. Liu struggled with his brother's death, feeling he was responsible. Liu finally accepted his destiny and went to compete in Mortal Kombat. There, he came to terms with the death of his brother and defeated Shang Tsung. He is now reigning champion of Mortal Kombat and therefore will not age until the next tournament, if there ever is one.
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