He apologizes for being a jerk and Aria says goodbye, thinking this is the end of something that never really began, but as she turns to walk away, he grabs her arm and kisses her. Fitz to sign the slip giving her permission to transfer out of his class. They sit next to each other uncomfortably for the duration of the film.
He tries to persuade her to stay, stating that he can keep his feelings in check, but the problem is she can't. When the request is denied by the school, they glance at each other longingly realizing the only chance they had to be together just slipped through their fingers. Fitz outside the movie theatre where she is seeing It Happened One Night with her mom. Later, Ezra sees Aria walking home during a rainstorm.
The two start talking about college, traveling, writing and music, hitting it off right away.
Ezra mentions that he begins his first teaching job soon.
He admits to only coming tonight in hopes of seeing her.