In order to pressure holdouts into selling their land to him, Atherton hired the Laramie Gang to intimidate David Geddes into selling Pronghorn Ranch. According to Duncan Geddes, Abel is far richer than David.
Abel is later mentioned again during an optional random encounter, in which John can come across a woman fleeing from a homestead, who explains that her husband is being harassed by men hired by Atherton. If the player accepts, John will dispatch the thugs holding the homestead owner hostage.
- Red Dead Redemption 2