A better justifications is this.
Newcomer: Hey you stole my stuff!
Lee: You want to join our group and get our protection?
Newcomer: Ok but im still not happy
I am Sir Jay of RedBull Head Scribe and Knight
charged with Protecting the Queen,Penning tales for the Queen ,
Keeping Milo from going further insane,Keeping an Eye on the K.O.P.
Mentored by Tom Lehrer's Ghost