Shinji Ikari raised the heavy pistol to eye level and carefully edged around the corner of the door. He sighed, "I think we're ok for now..."
He turned to look at his shivering companion, Hikari Horaki, "Are... you sure?" She whispered, her eyes wide. Since this ordeal had begun, Hikari had been stoic and downright courageous... but the strain was starting to get to her - as was the presence of the dead body in the room.