(Simon Brimmer has requested that Ellery sell him access to his private files, which would be used to create stories for Simon's radio show.)
Ellery: Unfortunately, Mr. Brimmer, you're asking me to be a ghost writer.
Brimmer: A technicality.
Ellery: Not to me.
Brimmer: Well, all right then, let's say a very rich ghost. With silk sheets.