Normally “coffeeshop AU” means “we took away all the worldbuilding that made the series interesting.” So for strips like this, I swear there will always be some kind of worldbuilding that reflects on the original Ceannis and Sønheim.
Thorn: Welcome to the Chalice Foods Market! Picking up your bosses’ drink orders?
Leif: Yes! I w-work for Embassy Mining.
Thorn: Awesome. What can I whip up for the ambassadors today?
Thorn: . . . What can I get you?
Leif: One s-soy la-tay with a-ambrosia . . .
Leif (thinking): None of this was on my Ceanska 101 vocabulary list.
Thorn: Would you rather speak in Sønska?
Leif: Yes! Praise the queen, now I don’t have to guess the Ceanska term for “kirin milk.”
Thorn: Six custom coffee orders For the mining executives. And for you . . .
. . . a Ceanska specialty, to welcome you to the country. On the house.
Thorn: Do you just not have spices in Sønheim, or
Leif: WHY IS MY MOUTH ON FIRE