Now face me...in Mortal Kombat!
Notes: Last lines before fighting Taven in Mortal Kombat, and, shortly after, is defeated and destroyed by him. As a result of his destruction, Taven becomes a full god and Protector of Edenia. However, Mortal Kombat (2011 video game) reveals that Shao Kahn defeated Blaze. The next game also returns to the period of the first 3 games, with slightly altered events. Taven's status after this is unknown.