Why is Nag in Teddy's parents' bathroom?

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Rikki overhears Nag and Nagaina plotting, and during their conversation, they decide that if they were to kill the people living in the bungalow, they could get rid of Rikki, whom they fear. Nagaina convinces Nag that they could be "king and queen of the garden" and have plenty of...

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Rikki overhears Nag and Nagaina plotting, and during their conversation, they decide that if they were to kill the people living in the bungalow, they could get rid of Rikki, whom they fear. Nagaina convinces Nag that they could be "king and queen of the garden" and have plenty of room for their children if the people were eliminated. Nag warms to that idea, especially since he knows how grave a danger Rikki presents to them. If he kills the people, he believes Rikki will leave, and he will not need to fight him. 

Nag has a greater sense of fear than Nagaina, or at least a greater interest in self-preservation. He would really rather avoid a fight with Rikki if he could. Similarly, fears the man. He witnessed the way the man beat the dead Kurait with a stick, and he does not want to risk that happening to him. So he devises a plan to catch the man by surprise when he is least likely to have his stick handy. He reasons, "He may have that stick still, but when he comes in to bathe in the morning he will not have a stick." Nag purposes to wait all night in the bathroom unobserved until the "cool daytime" arrives, when the man will come in to bathe. He then plans to fatally strike the man.

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