|BGM Start: B-1 (Hedghog's Dilemma)
Rei goes down the escalator.
Shinji appears behind Rei, also going down.
A super long shot. (no lip movements)
Shinji moves down one step to get closer to Rei.
Shinji can’t stand the silence.
SHINJI:“I'm sorry about earlier...”
He searches for something to talk about.
SHINJI (pause):“)…Umm…you have a reactivation experiment today, don’t you?”
SHINJI(brightly):“I hope it goes well this time.”
SHINJI:“Aren’t you scared, Ayanami? Of piloting Unit 00 again?”
REI:“Why should I be?”
SHINJI:“…(long pause) I heard you were seriously hurt in the last experiment…I was wondering if you were okay…”