Apama - The Origin A bat, a spider, a wolverine, sure, but an Apama? What the heck's an Apama? Hungarian ice cream truck driver Ilyia Zjarsky is about to crash into that answer when he goes hiking and discovers the legend of this ancient creature lost in the shrouded shadows of Myth. Can Ilyia recreate the impossible pose that will unlock this savage animal's spirit force within him? Perhaps the bigger question is, 'Should he?' Set in a backdrop of Cleveland this book received terrific press from its original online preview.