The family wanted to know if he was living or non-living.
Rikki Tikki tavi and Nag met and nag new that Rikki tikki was going to be trouble.
The little boy was out side playing and he got in the dust and he could not see the snake that could have killed him so Rikki tikki helped and saved him.
That night Rikki Tikki tavi went to do him night search and he heard Nag and Nagaina talking and Nagaina was trying to get Nag to kill the big man and so he went to the bathroom to wait and so did Rikki Tikki and Rikki Tikki got on Nag.
The big man woke up from the noise and he saw what was happenig so then he grabbed his shotgun ans shot Nag.
The next day Nagaina tried hurt RIkki Tikki family and so He did the same to her and got one of her eggs and said for her to get away from his family or he would hill her last egg so they started to fight and Nagaina got close to her egg and got it and ran with it and went under the house and Rikki Tikki followed and went in and he was to only one that came out.