There is a line in Dante (Purgatorio XVII. 25) that reads: “Poi piovve dentro a l’alta fantasia” (Then rained down into the high fantasy…). I will start out this evening with an assertion: fantasy is a place where it rains.
Italo Calvino, Italian writer (1923 -1985)
Six Memos for the Next Millennium, Harvard University Press, 1988.