|“||Look, as long as I know you're safe, I'll be okay.||”|
— Cameron persuading Kirsten to stitch in Out of the Shadows
|Pairing (characters):||Cameron Goodkin and Kirsten Clark|
|Kind of pairing (friendship, couple, family etc.):||Romantic/Friendship|
|Status:||Dating/In Love/Very Close Friends|
|Started (when + reason):||Before A Stitch in Time|
Kirsten tells Cameron in the season finale " I don't even remember ever being home in the first place, ever. Except here, with you. Here feels like home. Hey, come here, come here." They hug and after a while they kiss for 26 seconds and then they stop and Kirsten says " I'm sorry. I'll go. I'm sorry. "
Out of the Shadows : At the beginning of the episode Cameron is leaning over the tank where Kristen remains trapped in her memory after three days. Just as the team are about to reboot the system in an attempt to try and bounce Kristen Camille says “Win or lose, you know they are going to disappear us”, Cameron replies “If Kristens dead I won’t care.” After rebooting the system, it causes Kristen to crash and Cameron says her name repeated with growing concern. He becomes relieved when her blood pressure increases. This causes him to become hopeful that it might have worked, but is disappointed when it doesn’t. Once they finally gets Kristen to bounce she goes directly too Cameron for comforting having believed that her mother said those things not aware that it was actually Cameron. Angry with Cameron she slaps him before fainting into his arms. Cameron holds her.
Later on the episode, Kristen works up a security clearance in an attempt to rescue her friends. While walking through the NSA facility, Cameron tries to apologies to her, saying that her mother wasn’t real with Kristen responding “She was to me.” After the whole team gets caught and separated, Kristen and Cameron are together in the same room. Cameron tells Kristen to keep stitching without him in order to save her mother, Kristen refuses to do it without him. Camerom repeats that she has to in order to save her mother while adding on that as long as he knows she is safe he will be ok. Proceeded to say that he would work his way back into the stitch because that is where Kristen will be. Also apologises to Kristen again for messing with her memory of her mother.
Towards the end of the episode, just before they stitch Cameron expresses concern that it might be too soon to stitch after being trapped in a stitch for 3 days and tells that at the first sign of trouble to bounce. Tells her that he almost lost her once and that he doesn’t want to do that again. Kristen responds with “your cute when you are worried about me”, Cameron then says “I must be cute all the time.”
At the very end of the episode Kristen shows up at Cameron's apartment, she asks to come in and he says she is always welcome. He proceeds to tell her that he and Nina broke and that he realised that he wasn’t in love with Nina. Kristen asks how long he would have for her while she was trapped and without hesitating he says forever. The to proceed to kiss and begin a romantic relationship.
Kirsten: "Is this what love is? Intense connection and then heartbreaking loss?"
Cameron: "You're ok with co-workers dating?"
Kirsten: "Yeah. But I'm not ok with Linus wearing my sweatshirt."
Cameron: "Hey. What's going on?"
Kirsten: "I'm sorry, I... I feel like... I feel lost. I feel... trapped, I don't know."
Kirsten: "God, I'm sorry. I'm just barging in. Is Nina here? Is somebody here?"
Cameron: "No, no! It's fine, it's fine. Hey, Kirsten."
Kirsten: "I just really screwed things up, didn't I?"
Cameron: "No, come here. Look, okay, Kirsten, you've had a few setbacks, okay, but... you're just being hard on yourself. You're smart, okay? You're going to figure this out."
Kirsten: "I don't know that I want to anymore."
Cameron: "Okay... Look at me, look at me. What do you want?"
Kirsten: "I want to be with my mother. I want the childhood that I never had."
Cameron: "They say you can't go home again."
Kirsten: "I know. I don't even remember ever being home in the first place, ever. Except here, with you. Here feels like home."
Cameron: "Hey, come here, come here."
Cameron pulls Kirsten in for a long, passionate hug. They pull apart from the hug and slowly go in for a kiss, they end up kissing for 26 seconds.Kirsten: "I'm sorry. I'll go. I'm sorry."