When he first arrived he was shocked by the misery and open corruption he witnessed. He repeatedly sent for assistance to fix the problem, but was repeatedly denied.  Munoto became an extremely bitter man, being ignored by his superiors. He bothered the open, bald-faced corruption around him. His magistrates accepted bribes, collected protection money, gamble, and deal in illicit substances with the local peasants and bandits. The simple truth he came to face was that no one cared about Umoeru Mura.