The only defense against the fanged Apotamkin is vast distance. This hairy demon of the dark is known to sink his long fangs into unwitting children who venture out alone.

"... be done post-haste; thus you will acquire the distinctive visage and phenomenal abilities of Apotampkin [alternative spelling: Apotamkin], the cold one, of which th ... [unclear] ... incompatible theology of a world in which a man does not taste death. This conquest of time the infinite is matched by a conquest of time the infinitesimal in the form of ungodly speed---and a conquest of matter in the form of fearsome strength. When Gr [n?] ... [unclear] ... had the speed of the lightning bolt and delivered Mdme. Bavernne from the wrath of the bull, the horns of which he seized with inhuman strength and ... [unclear] ... only that Nature herself has equipped man with an equalizing possibility against the terrifying creatures of the wild, that he may survive convincingly in terrains most perilous, if only this dormant potential be awakened by any of the three aforementioned means."

-- from the surviving remnants of the so-called "method of transformation" parchment, which J. Sullivan entrusted to a Quileute chief in the late 19th century and which describes three self-effected means by which a human can undergo the transformation into Apotamkin, the cold one, along with several short anecdotes of uncertain veracity and at least one occult formula that is reminiscent of a process described in a medieval French grimoire (FR-2-BNA-0035813 with the Theosophical Society at Adyar, BB collection).

"The Midday, the first, is as the third heaven made of Hiacynet Pillers 26: in whome the Elders are become strong wch I haue prepared for my own righteousnes sayth the Lord: whose long contynuance shall be as bucklers to the stowping Dragon and like vnto the haruest of a Wyddow. How many ar there which remayn in the glorie of the earth, which are, and shall not see death, vntyll this howse fall and the Dragon synck? Come away, for the Thunders haue spoken: Come away, for the Crownes of the Temple and the coat of him that is, was, and shalbe crowned, are diuided. Come, appeare to the terror of the earth and to our comfort and of such as are prepared."

-- the eighth Enochian key, Dee's English.


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