"The postulatum Metron Ariston makes it possible for all sizes to become relative. Within Metron Ariston you may be sized so that you are able to converse with a giant star or a tiny farandola."
     Meg felt a moment of shock and disbelief. Farandolae were still less real to her than Charles Wallace's 'dragons.' "A farandola! Are we really going to see one?"
     "But it's impossible. A farandola is so small that - "
     "How small is it?" Blajeny asked.
     "So small that it's beyond rational conceiving, my mother says."
- Madeleine L'Engle
A Wind in the Door
Upper left: Napoleon's library at the Château de Fontainebleau
Lower left: l'Arc de Triomphe
Center: Paris lights from the top of the Tour Eiffel
Upper right: the opera house at the Palais de Versailles