"Hmph, his demeanor already showed me I could trust him. He didn't try to sell me a story, it was an honest tale. I'm leaving tomorrow to help these people, meet me there at the appropriate time and help me get them there safely, and you get your money. Worse comes to worse, we waste a couple of days of our time and get back here. Perhaps I am too trusting from time to time but I see nothing wrong with this. He's not trying to hide the fact that there's danger."