Lord Ao is the Overgod of the world of the Forgotten Realms, Abeir-Toril. As Overgod, all deities (even those who also operate in other spheres and planes such as Lolth) of Toril are subject to him.
- ↑ Eric L. Boyd, Erik Mona (May 2002). Faiths and Pantheons, p. 4. Wizards of the Coast. ISBN 0-7869-2759-3.