Part 3 of the 7-part story "Empathy is the Enemy," written by acclaimed author Denise Mina. On the highway to Glasgow, John encounters a forgotten acquaintance from his troubled youth. Coincidence, or a set up engineered by a shadowy sect rooted in nine centuries of Scottish mysticism? Constantine senses that the end of this road may be too dark even for him.
There would be a change in the cover art on this issue with Lee Bermjo creating the final cover. No reason stated why from the four Greg Lauren covers he created for this series, this cover for issue #218 was not used.