Whatever you've been up to in the Future that Never Was, you're likely to end your day, as so many do, at the Astro Diner - it's open all night!
The coffee's always strong and hot; the motor oil, viscous and clean; and the service is always....
Well, we don't really talk about the service much. If Mabel seats you at an actual table, bub, believe me - you're ahead of the game.
This is a scene from my ongoing serial, "The Lair of the Clockwork Book" ( [link]
) at the Thrilling Tales of the Downright Unusual web site. I've re-rendered and overpainted it at a much higher resolution so that it'll make a spiffy print in a much larger size.