My name is Shinji Ikari. I want to start my story with an image of me on the run. Sounds pretty dramatic, right? Maybe it would be if I weren't on the run from my roommate and fellow Evangelion pilot Asuka Langley Souryu.
It had started out as an average day at school, except for the fact that it was really hot - so hot that everyone had stayed inside for lunch, including Rei Ayanami, who normally chose a quiet, secluded spot to eat her lunch in private.