|REI (OFF):“Which way do you really feel?”
SHINJI (OFF):“I don't know.
No, both ways are real.”
MISATO (OFF):“And that's why you pilot the Eva, isn't it?”
SHINJI (OFF):“Because right now, the Eva is all I have.”
REI (OFF):“Because otherwise, you can't maintain your identity.”
MISATO (OFF):“It's true, Eva Unit 01 is a part of who you are.”
RITSUKO (OFF):“But if you keep clinging to the Eva, the Eva itself will become you.”
KAJI (OFF):“The Eva itself will become all you are.”
MISATO:“The real you will cease to exist.”
SHINJI (OFF):“I don't care! I never had anything to begin with anyway!
Even the cello lessons I used to take all came to nothing.”
ASUKA (OFF):“That's because you never took the initiative to make something of it!”
SHINJI (OFF):“But I can pilot the Eva now!”
ASUKA (OFF):“And eventually, you won't be able to do anything without the Eva.”