They all slept a deep sleep that night and OVO woke Sofia up, demanding to be fed. Skyboy, meanwhile, went off to see if it was safe to begin the long climb down. He returned despondent, because the water was as high as before.
On the next day they went off amongst the branches to look for anything that they could eat. To their amazement, they found an incredible selection of fruits and nuts growing on the extraordinary and magical tree -- all being fed by its sap.
The floodwaters did not subside for many months, even though the rain eventually stopped. There was not a lot to do but wait.