Which ladder endings to you see carying over to future Mortal Kombat games? Without that character beating shao khan.
Cryax aligns himself with Raiden
Sektor becomes head of the Lin Kuei (it doesn't have to be sub-zero now seeing things can be different
Jade becomes possesed *
Noob and Havoc attack the Netherrealm
Ermac is found to be King Jarrod (assuming Kitana is still alive, this could still be possible, he'd just serve Kitana instead) *
* assuming that chracter is revieved from thier story mode death.