Savage Rise of the Runelords
Abadar is a patient, calculating, and far-seeing deity who wishes to bring civilization to the frontiers, order to the wilds, and wealth to all who support the progression of law. He strikes a careful balance between common good and greed, seeing benefits of both sides and refusing to endorse one or the other. His followers believe he is responsible for elevating the simple tribes to beings capable of creating huge cities. He puts words of diplomacy in the mouths of men, guides the pens of those who write laws, and steers coins into the hands of those who practice good commerce.