The Longnight does not keep Apollo from entering the land. Last time I put it up he entered the land. I asked him how it was possible and he said he long ago transcended the Longnight or some such other fancy wording for I am too powerful now for it to stop me.
Just thought you would like that little tidbit of information about your patron.
Written by my hand on the 5th of Cloudburst, in the year 1132.