What can the reader predict based on the following passage from the story?
"...though Rikki-tikki had never met a live cobra before, his mother had fed him on dead ones, and he knew that all a grown mongoose's business in life was to fight and eat snakes. Nag knew that, too, and at the bottom of his cold heart he was afraid."
a. Rikki will never grow up.
b. Nag will overcome his fear and defeat Rikki in battle.
c. Rikki will meet Nag in battle and defeat him.
d. Rikki and Nag will turn away from fighting and settle their differences peacefully.
What is c. Rikki will meet Nag in battle and defeat him.