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One choices up an Inquirer from the reveal stand and leaves quarters at the money check in. They drop onto seats on the counter, concurrently swivel to examine the girl within the sales space at the back of them, after which flip again. For a couple of minutes, they turn throughout the activities part. Lou doesn’t stream. One guy rises from his seat and wanders in the back of the counter to discover cups and the coffeepot. He fills the cups, returns to his seat, and immerses himself within the paper. there is not any noise however the occasional slurping of fellows sipping sizzling espresso. 14 mins go. ultimately one of many males speaks. “Lou,” he says. “Can I probably get a few breakfast? ” 15 “I’m interpreting the paper,” says Lou. “Eggs are within the fridge. ” sixteen the fellow sighs and lumbers at the back of the counter back. “In a few eating places, they really cook dinner for ya,” he says, making a choice on eggs from the carton. 17 Lou doesn’t increase his eyes. “In a few eating places, they wouldn’t permit a man with a face like yours in. ” 18 The room falls silent back, aside from the splatter of grease at the grill and the scrape of the spatula because the shopper scrambles his eggs. He lots them onto his plate, prepares a few toast, and returns to his seat. The bell on the door starts off tinkling because the breakfast rush begins—men, commonly, approximately part in paintings outfits and the remainder in matches. They pour in on a wave of speak and laughter. Lou reluctantly rises and is going to paintings in the back of the counter, volleying reviews with the regulars: 19 “Three eggs, Lou,” says one. 20 “Three eggs. One middle assault wasn’t sufficient for you? you will have a few bacon grease on best of that? ” 21 a wide red-haired guy in blue denims and a light denim blouse walks in with a newspaper, which he reads as he waits for his cup of takeout espresso. “Anything solid within the paper, Dan? ” Lou asks. 22 “Not a thing,” drawls Dan. “Not a rattling factor. the single great thing is that the computing device down the road received my fifty cents rather than you. ” 23 Lou flips pancakes because the eating place fills to ability. The hum of voices fills the room because the aromas of espresso, bacon, eggs, and toasting bread mingle within the air. a gaggle of fits* from the within reach courthouse slide into the ultimate empty sales space. After a second one rises, is going in the back of the counter, and rummages in a drawer. 24 “Whatcha desire, Ben? ” Lou asks, pouring extra batter. 25 “Rag,” Ben solutions. He unearths one, returns to the sales space, and wipes crumbs off the tabletop. A minute later he's again to drop a slice of ham at the scorching grill. He and Lou stand facet by way of facet getting to their cooking, as cozy of their silence as an previous married couple. while the ham is hot and its wealthy body spray reaches the a ways corners of the room, Ben slides it onto a plate and returns to his sales space. 26 stuffed plate in hand, Lou methods a lady sitting on the counter. Her golden hair contrasts along with her sunken cheeks and her wrinkled lips sucking an unfiltered Camel. “You wanna I positioned this foodstuff on your ashtray, or are you gonna circulation it? ” Lou growls. the lady strikes the ashtray apart. 27 “Sorry, Lou,” she says. 28 “I’m probably not yelling at you, dear,” he solutions.