Of the couple hundred characters that have come and gone in bluedragon's "Ordinary Sex Life" series, only a precious few have wrested first-person point-of-view away from protagonist Ben, the young man who's progress in life and love is at the center of the saga.
But with "OSL: Cameron," the author turns the story over to one of his most enigmatic secondary character, Cameron Singleton, the step-sister of charming sociopath Carter Sheridan. Given the timing of the posting of this vignette, as it occurs during a hiatus in the posting of an "Ordinary College Sex Life 3," one can't help but assume that both Cameron and Carter are going to figure again in Ben's life in the near future.
The story picks up following "OSL: Carter," which detailed the complicated sexual relationship between Carter and his two-years-older step-sister. By the end of that story, Cameron had put her foot down as to what lines she wouldn't cross with her adoring step-brother, and was about to head East to attend Yale. Four years later, she returns to find that an Ivy League education hasn't set her up to live happily ever after, all the more so because of the fraying of the family unit she'd left. Readers determined to hate Carter Sherdian with a white-hot passion may be irritated to find that bluedragon doesn't make the younger brother a black-and-white figure. But the reasons for how Cameron ends up as Ben first encounters her in "An Ordinary College Sex Life 1," the house mother in Carter's den of iniquity, become apparent.
If you've read this far, you no doubt understand that a familiarity with the OSL series is mandatory for appreciating and/or fully understanding "OSL: Cameron." Those who meet that requirement will no doubt eat the new story up with a spoon.
Bluedragon is up to his usual high standard for writing in "OSL: Cameron." But even though there is an erotic undercurrent throughout, it's the nature of this sidebar, dealing with the emotional underpinnings of the relationship between the two step-siblings, that it's no stroke-fest. That doesn't mean it's not mandatory reading for those preparing to dig into the final arc of Ben's final year at the University of California.