Nixy is the kind who, when he knows he has a limitation, he respects it by getting as close to the line as possible without actually crossing it.
It must surely be unhealthy for him to wallow in his craving so, when he knows he may not or cannot satisfy it.
Who knows if this will bring trouble later on? Who is to say? Not me, I assure you... But I am sure no good will come of it.
He always saw a certain beauty in what was out of his reach.