[He turned his head a little to lean his cheek against her now, revelling in this rare moment of physical closeness with someone. He didn't allow himself these kinds of things normally, despite deeply buried desires for them. His hands came together on the small of her back, holding her comfortably.]
This is a very nice feeling.
[He wondered, and couldn't keep from voicing his next thought, as he was reminded of something Rei Ayanami said to him once.]