I always read those scenes as incredibly awkward sexual tension.
It's no less hilariously awkwardly bizarre for a male agent that doesn't flirt. Oh good lord. 'Let's talk about what we just talked about once more in a dark corner so we can fill our 'creepy intel vibe' quota for today'.
I really honestly want Saganu for male IA. I really really do. I would've taken him as a companion over Temple in a heartbeat...
Speaking earlier of unfair romances in other classes though: