The Mummy's Mask
Abadar dwells in the perfect city of Axis, where he watches over the First Vault. Its vast halls hold a perfect copy of very object ever mad, form the flawless longsword to the faultless law. 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 expects his follower to abide by the laws and work to promote order and peace. Abadar is shown as a clean, well-dressed man bearing the markings of riches and civilization. From his gold breastplate to his richly embroidered cloak, everything about him is refined and cultured, and he always carries an ornate gold key. Clerics of Abadar are an organized lot, spending much of their time helping the community thrive and grow. They care less about morals and more about helping the culture itself to continue expanding. Despite this, their efforts generally trend toward the advancement of all, such as taming the wilderness, passing laws, and elimination disease. as all of these promote the growth of civilization. Formal garb for religious ceremonies includes white silk cloth trimmed with gold thread, a belt or necklace of gold links bearing of golden key, and a half-cloak of a deep yellow or golden color. Temples are elaborate building with rich decorations and high, thick, stained-glass window. These windows have small frames and usually feature vivid yellow glass that casts a golden hue on everything within the church. Abadar makes his will known to the faithful via sudden windfalls of cash, while those who have angered him meet with the opposite fate — sudden mounting expenses leading to destitution.