Many caravans used this town as a starting point during the past, but recent years saw the town activity fade.
During the threat from Yamun Khahan, the magistrate of Jade Gate Spring ordered that all of the barbarians living outside the walls were to be killed. He deemed it better to be safe than sorry. Many of these barbarians escaped and later served the Khahan as scouts and spies. The corrupt magistrate used seized funds to create his own mercenary army.