So in some sense Apophis is real, in another he is ancient history, and in yet another he is a major character in a popular science fiction series. Unbroken through the centuries, the anarchic serpent morphs and resurrects in the myriad of ways the Universe kindly allows.
A more favourable possibility is that Apophis will take out a few satellites, as depicted here.
I am truly delighted that the First Angel of the Underworld, via his media personification, now has a place in my reality too.
Mary Anne, of Mia and the Moon, recorded this song written last year - Million - which links some thoughts we may share.