Many hours passed, with Creala constantly looking after the ailing Toa of Plant-life. Tahu, Lewa and Pohatu had also left for their villages. Gali hesitated, but decided to stay with Creala and help if she could. Onua volunteered to stay also after talking to Tahu and Pohatu, both of whom's Wahi's bordered his own, and getting assurance that they would look after Onu-Wahi for him.
It was almost dawn now. Gali, who had taken the Matoran healer to one side, was trying to convince Creala to rest. But it was to little effect. “You need to sleep,” she urged. “You won't be able to keep this up if you don't get some rest.”
“Do you think that I could sleep, knowing that Ternian still needs my help? Besides, I'm not tired yet.” Creala replied.
“There is nothing more you can do for her now. She needs a chance to—”
Creala's head shot up at that. “There is everything more I