In an attempt to breath some life into this forum, I'll repost an old question of mine:The Origins of Kaworu Nagisa[/u] (Last revised on 17 Feb 2003)
There are 2 (as far as I'm aware) theories on the origins of Kaworu Nagisa. I'm curious to Theory 1: Kaworu is an Angel Captured as an Embryo, with the Soul of Adam[/u]
Really only supported by:
This in the RCB's (usually vague) manner, suggests that Kaworu was captured by SEELE, who then presumable brainwashed him. This would appear to be at odds with the other theory:
Believing this, it is also puzzling how an angel would acquire Adam's soul. and what happened to its own soul, presuming it even had one, if not, further questions are raised.Theory 2: Kaworu is a Human Clone, With the Soul of Adam[/u]
This theory (that I support) is that he is a human clone (of Kihl?), with the soul of Adam, created by SEELE, supported by:
“You're the same as me” – Self explanatory
This one states, that Adams soul was salvaged, which would presumably would have been by SEELE (Unless somehow, a soulless angel was to come across it, and somehow absorb it, which I don't really consider likely) The very way they say it seems to imply that they did it.
Rei, states that Kaworu was as human as she was, supporting his earlier statement that they are the same, and thus that Kaworu is indeed a clone, and not a captured angel. It could be argued that Kaworu and Rei are both referring to their souls, and not their body. I find this unlikely, as while both have the souls of a Source of Life (Adam and Lilith respectively), Kaworu refers to their physical form in their meeting, and never even refers to their souls, and I consider the souls of Adam and Lilith to be too different to believe that they were referring to them.
Also, in Ep 25', we see the EVA-Series use Kaworu dummy plugs, this also adds to the evidence that Kaworu is the same as Rei.
From the evidence in the series, it does appear to support that Kaworu is a clone, despite what the RCB says. I'm curious to see what others think on the matter. Aside:
If Kaworu is the same as Rei, as suggested, then the question of how he was actually created can get interesting. The most intriguing and plausible explanation for Rei's creation was posted by MDWigs a while back:
This also ties into the “what was really going on in Antarctica?” question. Adam had bindings similar to the Eva's on him, which we know to be non-biological, there was a 14 year old girl present (Why? On a top secret research mission
). Could, someone of tried a contact experiment with Adam, and ended up creating Kaworu? Would a similar thing to what happened with Lilith even work with Adam?