C.S. Lewis tries to go up to the counter, but as soon as he opens the inner door of the Starbucks, he is no longer inside a coffee shop - he has been transported to a snowy wonderland. It doesn’t matter. This world has Turkish delight in it, and that’s what he really wanted, anyway.
Othello goes up to the counter and orders a very innocent-looking drink: an iced caffé mocha. The barista takes his order, but tells him that the drink is not what it seems. Othello believes him. He seems trustworthy. He is clearly not jealous of Othello’s power. The drink is obviously a fraud. Othello smothers the taste of the drink with a mint. Always trust your barista.
Lemony Snicket goes up to the counter and orders a caffé Americano. It is bitter. The barista is armed. The man in the corner has poisoned someone’s drink. The espresso machine is on fire. Lemony Snicket begins to run down the street as the Starbucks explodes. He is being chased. He spills his coffee.
Lady Macbeth goes up to the counter and sees three female baristas intently hovering over the espresso machine, chanting something unintelligible. She decides to order a Passion tea and proceeds to spill it all over her clothes and hands. She runs screaming to the bathroom. The three baristas cackle in uncanny unison.