Eventually, it came about that a young man, obviously a student at the nearby school, wandered up to the cafe. He had a book-bag slung over his shoulder, and seemed to be in no particular hurry.

He walked up to the staff, standing there in costumes; he seemed to take a moment to consider the "50% off!" sign, then nodded his head.

"Any recommendations on drinks today? I don't think I can quite pass up a deal like this."

He wore a soft smile on his face as he stood there; friendly, but not overly extroverted.