"Then Apollyon straddled quite over the whole breadth of the Way and said, 'I am void of fear in this matter.
"Then did Christian draw, for he saw it was time to bestir him, and Apollyon as fast made at him, throwing darts as thick as hail, by the which, notwithstanding all that Christian could do to avoid it, Apollyon wounded him in his head, his hand, and foot.
"Then Apollyon espying his opportunity began to gather up close to Christian, and wrestling with him gave him a dreadful fall.
"Christian perceiving that made at him again, saying 'Nay in all these things we are more than conquerors through Him that loved us.' And with that Apollyon spread forth his dragon's wings and sped him away, and Christian saw him no more."
I was reminded of it, however, by the sight of the same pair of simple pilgrims at whom we had laughed so heartily when Apollyon puffed smoke and steam into their faces at the commencement of our journey.
Smooth-it-away, "for Apollyon is putting on the steam again."
Throughout our journey, at every stopping-place, Apollyon had exercised his ingenuity in screwing the most abominable sounds out of the whistle of the steam-engine; but in this closing effort he outdid himself and created an infernal uproar, which, besides disturbing the peaceful inhabitants of Beulah, must have sent its discord even through the celestial gates.
They were the same whom Apollyon and ourselves had persecuted with taunts, and gibes, and scalding steam, at the commencement of our journey--the same whose unworldly aspect and impressive words had stirred my conscience amid the wild revellers of Vanity Fair.
The Emissary has been called back to God's heart and he knows his job is to train God's "Precious Team" to prepare for the battle against The Lord of the Night and his second in command Apollyon
. Truly a battle of good versus evil as 5 Ohio towns must be freed from the forces of evil and restored to the light.
getting stuck in the Slough of Despond facing the hideous Apollyon
It was the page where Christian was shown in the Valley of the Shadow, twined in struggle with Apollyon--Christian in his armour, scaly Apollyon
bat-winged and fiery-eyed.
Embodying the greatest warriors in each faction, players will need all their wits and skill to ensure the survival of their people and foil the plans of Apollyon
, the merciless and bloodthirsty leader of the Blackstone Legions.