When you run a massage parlour in Vancouver, you pay protection. That's just the way it is, and Carlton Yee is there to collect the fee. If he wants a few benefits on the side, who's going to stop him?
A story of sex, violence and danger in Vancouver.
It stands to reason that if a Goblin King demands a young maiden, you provide him one. He only does so every fifty years after all. Besides, if a girl nobody really likes more or less volunteers, what's the harm in that?
To Prince Arkenbright it seems like he ought to rescue the poor girl, but no one else appears to think so.