Stephen Patton: It was an icy day on Thomas' branch line. The engines were working very hard. They didn't mind the cold because they had toasting hot fireboxes to keep them warm. Every evening, when the day was over, they had to be inside the shed where they were nice and warm. Sir Topham Hatt came to the engines.
Sir Topham Hatt: There's a big freeze coming tonight.
Stephen Patton: He said.
Sir Topham Hatt: Mavis and Percy are to deliver extra coal to the stations.
Mavis and Percy: Yes sir.
Stephen Patton: They said eagerly and Sir Topham Hatt walked away.
Thomas: You better hurry.
Stephen Patton: Teased Thomas.
Thomas: Or scary Jack Frost might get you.
Percy: Who's Jack Frost?
Stephen Patton: Percy whistled nervously.
Mavis: Don't be so silly, Percy.
Stephen Patton: Laughed Mavis.
Mavis: Jack Frost is not scary.
Thomas: Yes he is.
Stephen Patton: Teased Thomas.
Thomas: He's all white with a big spiky face.
Stephen Patton: But Mavis knew Jack Frost wasn't scary, and poor Percy wasn't so sure. Percy shivered.
Percy: Jack Frost is not scary, Jack Frost is not scary, Jack Frost is not scary.
Stephen Patton: He thought. Meanwhile, Mavis puffed along the branch line with her stone train.
Mavis: I know I love Thomas.
Stephen Patton: She thought.
Mavis: Pah. All steamed up over Jack Frost.
Stephen Patton: Percy made his last delivery. The stationmaster was very pleased to see him.
Stationmaster: Oh Percy.
Stephen Patton: He cried.
Stationmaster: We need twice as much coal to last through this freeze.
Percy: Don't worry.
Stephen Patton: Percy said.
Percy: This is my last stop, you can have mine.
Stephen Patton: and The Stationmaster. So his driver parked him in a siding with only a lantern for company.
Percy: Do you think scary Jack Frost will find me?
Stephen Patton: Said Percy.
Percy's Driver: Jack Frost is not scary.
Stephen Patton: Chuckled his driver.
Percy's Driver: And don't worry, Toby will bring you some more coal in the morning.
Stephen Patton: And then his driver and fireman went home to bed. Late at night, the icy wind howled. It started to snow. Soon, Percy's face was so cold, an icicle hung from his nose.
Percy: Oh, b-b-b-bother.
Stephen Patton: Percy stuttered, but it didn't sound like Percy. It was so cold, he could hardly make a sound. At last, Daisy was on her way back to the sheds after she took her passengers home. In the fog, she saw shadows and strange and scary shapes.
Mavis: Scary Jack Frost.
Stephen Patton: She whispered nervously.
Mavis: What if he's gonna be scarier than that ugly Diesel 10?
Stephen Patton: Then she saw something in horror. She saw Percy was in the ice.
Percy: Hello, M-M-M-Mavis.
Stephen Patton: Muttered Percy icily.
Mavis: (Gasps) Scary Jack Frost! (Ahhhh!)
Stephen Patton: Cried Mavis and she raced away as fast as her wheels could carry her. She didn't stop until she got back to the sheds. The next morning, Toby brought plenty of coal.
Toby: Oh my dear.
Stephen Patton: Toby chuffed to Percy.
Toby: It looks like Jack Frost really got you, Percy!
Stephen Patton: The firelighter started Percy's fire. Soon, his ice mask melted away.
Percy: So scary Jack Frost is only frost.
Stephen Patton: Tooted Percy happily and soon he was as warm as toast. When Percy arrived at the sheds, Mavis was bragging to the other engines.
Mavis: I saw scary Jack Frost last night.
Stephen Patton: Mavis said.
Mavis: He even knows my name.
Percy: He also knows that you ran away.
Stephen Patton: Teased Percy and all the engines laughed including Mavis . But Percy's whistle was loudest of all.
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