Trust is context.
Gunboats loaded with men in black assault gear approach us and the captain asks us what we are doing tied to a public supply dock near Oakland.
‘I’m getting water.’
‘How long are you going to be here?’
‘About an hour. I carry 600 gallons, and it takes time to fill. Is that OK?’
He silently slides the window shut on his wheelhouse, and they power away.