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“There's an underground mine full of these little creatures. And they're all chained up, and they're being forced to dig by these evil skeletons with whips, and Cole stayed to rescue them, and he told me to come back to get help!”
Vania to Wu and the ninja, "The Worst Rescue Ever"

The Mines of Shintaro[1] are the mines of an underground mining operation for Vengestone.

History

Into the Dark

Cole and Vania were exploring the caves when they stumbled upon the Shintaro Mines. They discovered the Geckles and Munce being enslaved and forced to mine an unknown substance. Cole and Vania they spot the Skull Sorcerer, who punished everyone for stopping.

Cole attempted to save everyone, but he is captured by the Awakened Warriors.

The Worst Rescue Ever

Cole is enslaved and is forced to work in the mines. He talked to Murt and Gliff and realized there are tensions between the two tribes.

The rest of the ninja spot Cole and attempted to rescue him. They were able to free everyone, but fighting between the Munce and Geckles alerted the Skull Sorcerer, who captured everyone.

The Two Blades

All of the ninja worked in the mines and discovered they are mining Vengestone. After being sent to a cage due to attempting a revolt, Gliff told the ninja about the Blades of Deliverance. The ninja then hatched a plan to escape.

The ninja were able to free the Geckles and Munce. However, during their escape, Lloyd, Nya, and Jay are separated from Kai and Zane. Meanwhile, Cole is not with either group and was chased by the Skull Sorcerer.

The Upply Strike Back!

All of the Geckles and Munces were forced back into mining Vengestone while the ninja (except Cole) sat in a cage watching the horror. The Skull Sorcerer, who turned out to be King Vangelis, revealed that he banished Cole and Wu to Rock-Bottom and has no way of saving the ninja from being executed.

However, Cole and the Upply arrived and spotted the ninja as well as the Geckles and Munces. Cole and Plundar would steal the Blades of Deliverance while Korgran and Fungus freed the workers. Eventually, Cole would fight the Skull Sorcerer while the Geckles, Munces, Upply, and ninja would take on the Awakened Warriors.

The Son of Lilly

Fighting continued between the two sides. Meanwhile, Cole unlocked the Spinjitzu Burst and destroyed the Skull of Hazza D'ur. This in turn destroyed Grief-Bringer, the Awakened Warriors, and stripped Vangelis of his powers.

Appearances

LEGO Ninjago

Season 13: Master of the Mountain

Trivia

  • After Vangelis was defeated, the Sky Folk "entered into an equitable three-way partnership with the Geckles and Munce, profit sharing all Vengestone mining rights, while participating in the actual mining."[2]

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References

Locations

Landmarks

Abandoned Village · Anacondrai Tomb · Ancient Pyramid · Birchwood Forest · Blackwood Forest · Blind Man's Eye · Billy Badlands · Boiling Sea · Borg Tower Vaults · Bottomless pit · Castle of Ice · Caves of Despair · Chen's camp · Chen's Island · Chrono Crater (non-canon) · Constrictai Tomb · Corridor of Elders · Crashcourse Canyon · Crystal caves · Dark Island · Dead's End · Delta V · Desert Pyramid · Digger's Deep · Digiverse · Dream World (non-canon) · Dungeons of Shintaro · Echo Canyons · Endless Sea · Fangpyre Tomb · Firstbourne's nest · Floating Ruins · Forest of Tranquility · Frozen Ice Pond · Frozen Wasteland · Geckle Courthouse · Geckle Strong-Cave · Glacier Barrens · Glacier Island (non-canon) · Golden Peaks · Hall of Villainy · Haunted Hill · Hiroshi's Labyrinth · Hollow's Bluff · Hono Mizu · Hypnobrai Tomb · Ice Cave · Ice labyrinth · Ignacia · Jamanakai Village · Jankikai Jungle · Kingdom of Shintaro · Mala-Wojira · Manifestation Gate · Mega Monster Amusement Park · Metalonia · Mines of Shintaro · Mino Pit · Mount of Eternal Shadows · Mountain of a Million Steps · Mountain of Madness · Mountains of Impossible Height · Munce Arena · Munce Home-Cave · Ninjago (LEGO Universe) (non-canon) · Ninjago City · Ninjago Harbor · Ninjago Park · Ninjago Sky · Nom · No Man's Bluff · Oni land · Oni stronghold · Ouroboros · Outer space · The Pit · Primeval's Eye · Repo yard · Rift of Return · River of Darkness · Rock-Bottom · Route 23 · Samurai X Cave · Sea of Sand · Shadow Bay · Shintaro · Shintaro Palace Gardens · Spinjago (non-canon) · Spirit Coves · Stiix · Stone Army Tomb · Story cave · Temporal vortex · Tiger Widow Island · Tomb of the First Spinjitzu Master · Torchfire Mountain · Toxic Bogs · Venomari Tomb · Vermillion Swamps · Vlad Tutu's Dance Class · Wailing Alps · Well of Souls · Wildwood Forest

Buildings and establishments

Anacondrai Temple · Biker Tavern · Borg Store · Borg Tower · Buddy's Pizza · Chan's Theater · Chen's Coliseum · Chen's monastery · Chen's Palace · Cliff Gordon's estate · Concert Hall · Borg Industries · Dareth's Apartment · Dareth's TV studio · Darnagom Enterprises · Disco · Dragon's Forge · Ed & Edna's Scrap N Junk · Explorers Club · First Spinjitzu Master's house · Fire Temple · Four Weapons Blacksmith · Fur Mart · Garmadon's Dark Fortress · Garbage depot · Garmadon's monastery · Grand Sensei Dareth's Mojo Dojo · Hanging Temple · Hidden workshop · Hiroshi Labyrinth Stronghold · Ice Fortress · Kiddie Arcade · Kryptarium Prison · Laughy's · Library of Domu · Lloyd's treehouse fortress · Marty Oppenheimer School of Performing Arts · Monastery of Spinjitzu · Mystake's tea shop · Ninjago City Aquarium · Ninjago City Bank · Ninjago City Hospital · Ninjago City Police Station · Ninjago City Prison · Ninjago Doomsday Comix · Ninjago Metro · Ninjago Museum of History · Ninjago sewerage · Noodle factory · Old electronics warehouse · Oni Temple · Royal Palace · Shintaro Palace · Skull Keep · Serpentine's underground fortress · Steep Wisdom · Steeper Wisdom (non-canon) · Temple of Airjitzu · Temple of Fortitude · Temple of Light · Temple of Madness · Temple of Resurrection · Tower of Tears (non-canon) · Ronin's pawn shop · Underground Library · Vast Industries · Vermillion Dome of Doom · Wind Farms Power Station · Wong's Costume · Wu's Academy · Yang Tavern

Prime Empire

Battle Arena · Forest of Discontent · Gamer's Market · Glitch · Infinity Maze · Okino's House · Place of swords · Shifty's Table · Side-Scrolling Platform · Sushimi's sushi restaurant · Terra Karana · Terra Technica · Terra Domina

The Sixteen Realms

Chima · Cloud Kingdom · Cursed Realm · Departed Realm · Djinjago · Never-Realm · Ninjago · Realm of Madness · Realm of Oni and Dragons · Underworld

The LEGO Ninjago Movie locations

Ninjago · Ninjago City · Bridge of Fallen Mentors · Canyon of General Unhappiness · Firing Room · Garmadon's Volcano Lair · Jungle of Lost Souls · Koko's Apartment · Lost Generals' Lair · Ninja Mech Garage · Ninjago Beach · Ninjago High School · Ninjago Tower · Temple of Fragile Foundations · Wu's temple

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