The Tempa Empire, is one of the four human empires in the Toward Stars Era, it is the largest and most powerful of the four.
The Tempa Empire is a Chinese empire and is located in the territory of the Kei Pirate Guild which it often collaborates with. It is ruled by the Tempa Emperor. The Heifong System is a puppet state of the Tempa Empire, with its viceregal answering to them. Magic also apparently exists in the Empire, as the Tempa Emperor is implied to be the most powerful man in the galaxy, and even Hazanko and his master the Tendo King are dwarfed by his power.