- "The Empire was forged out of warring countries by the iron will and inestimable might of Sagacious Tien, the first Emperor. In titanic battles and tense negotiations be brought harmony to the chaotic world and created a single culture that stands tall over all others".
- –Old Ming
Sagacious Tien was the first Emperor of the Jade Empire. He is likely inspiration behind the name of Tien's Justice and for town of Tien's Landing. Sagacious Zu was named after the Emperor or rather took the his name and bestowed it upon himself. In the palace, the Player will pass a door and Silk Fox will tell you that it is the place of his tomb.