I look at that image and think, "Well, we couldn't reintegrate Shinji out of the LCL, but that's okay. Gendo has a plan!"
"Third Child, you will wear this battlesuit and fight crime."
"... I hate you, Father."
Ebony the Black Dragon
"Life is like an anole. Sometimes it's green. Sometimes it's brown. But it's always a small Caribbean lizard."