Shang is a human country that has served Tian and the gods for six thousand years. After thirty generation of the Shang dynasty, Emperor Zi Shou rebels after Xuan Chai brings a decree from the gods that demands Shang reaffirm its loyalty to the gods by invading neighboring countries and stealing their resources as tribute to gods. In response to Shang's rebellion to the gods, Tian has the Great Gods lead the human kingdom of Zhou into a war against Shang. After Shang is destroyed, Zhou becomes the dominate power in the Central Plain‏‎. and Emperor Wu gets the title of "Tian Zi" from the gods.