The governor oversees the province and magistrates working under them. Taichan, a small, heavily defended garrison town, has maintained a fierce independence from the bureaucracy for the last 20 years.
Important only as a military pass into Tabot and the West, Yu’ I was known for many years as a place of strong but friendly people. In later dynasties, overbearing taxes and garrisons of border troops caused this warm welcome to sour, ending in an abortive rebellion in 1771. While the rebellion was crushed, the 16th Emperor Chin showed great enlightenment by withdrawing most of his troops and allowing the people of Yu’ I a greater amount of self-determination in the years after.