A bizarre Angel possessing a spherical shadow in the air and a Dirac sea-type body on the ground absorbs Shinji and EVA-01. While NERV searches for a means of destroying the Angel--even if that means killing Shinji as well--Shinji languishes inside the entry plug, pondering his role as a pilot and his relationship with the people in his life. Written by
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Shinji is shown talking to a younger version.of himself after he is pulled into the Angel. That younger Shinji is actually the Angel itself as it probes Shinji's mind. See more
Shinji, you must not run away.