A Victorian "controlling monster" has shown no remorse since he was found guilty of repeatedly raping his partner and forcing her into prostitution, a court has been told.
Allan Hahne, 64, was found guilty in August of raping and forcing his former partner into prostitution over a five-year period.
"There is no acknowledgement of guilt or remorse whatsoever," prosecutor Sarah Thomas told a Victorian County Court plea hearing on Monday.
Hahne denied the offences but was found guilty of 12 charges of rape and three counts of forcing his former partner into prostitution between 2008 and 2013.
The prosecution says Hahne's offences occurred in an abusive relationship.
He intimidated and manipulated his former partner and forced her to work at a brothel to support him.
"The prisoner benefited financially from her prostitution," Ms Thomas said.
She said Hahne's treatment of his partner was "humiliating and degrading" and worsened as time passed.
"These events are a far cry from overstepping the mark in the marital bed," Ms Thomas said.
"These offences were accompanied by intimidating and cruel behaviour."
His former partner says the man has taken her youth and hopes and dreams away from her.
"He hurt me in the most intimate and disgusting ways," she said in a victim impact statement read by a support person.
"I have been raped, beaten, threatened, spat on, abandoned ... starved and forced into prostitution."
She said going to court and being cross-examined at trial was humiliating and terrifying.
"Just because he says he didn't hurt me, doesn't make it so," the woman said.
"He controlled and manipulated me. It was not love."
Judge Frances Hogan said Hahne had physically and emotionally abused his partner over a prolonged period.
"This man, as she has described, is a controlling monster," she said.
"It's a very serious and insidious form of offending."
Hahne is in custody and will be sentenced on October 31.Suggest a correction