Naps wondered, did these appear to be the actions of a desperate man?
On the surface? Yes. Probably.
If you saw the equipment neatly packed in his trunk and worked solely from perception, you would probably nail him for all kinds of wrongs against society – even though he hadn’t done anything…yet. But if you took the time to know the details, to understand the nuances, you could probably forgive, and perhaps even endorse, the plan and the off appearance – and most certainly clear the air of desperation around what he was about to do.