Come back, Please! is a magazine story.
There is a scuffle in the yard due to Dennis being lazy. The Fat Controller soon sends Percy on his way with his trucks, but when Percy comes back to the station, he finds the Fat Controller emptying his office and thinks that Sir Topham is retiring. Percy believes it was due to the scuffle in the yard that morning and soon makes up with Dennis and starts searching for the Fat Controller. He eventually finds him back at the station, but feels foolish when he learns that Sir Topham Hatt was emptying his office for redecoration.