A fellow stoled a fellow house and just like a pen and claimed its ownership, the owner too felt sorry for him and let it go off him to the thief.
The thief lives in this house and any time he thinks of this house, his house he remembers he stoled it from the owner and that he is but a thief.
The thief thinks of this situation as probably prison
-being confined in it for life,
-and possibly he is also on death roll, in case death befalls him.