After time away from the Mob, Jackie Estacado comes full circle on the wheel of life, right back to where he started. But a traitor who turned State's evidence cannot simply waltz back into favor with the family he has betrayed. Jackie faces a violent uphill battle to reclaim his status and wrestle power away from his Cousin Paulie. But even though Jackie wields the awesome power of the Darkness, his very mortal adversary may give him a lot more trouble than he bargained for.
Back to square 1. Even though Jackie wields the awesome power of the Darkness, Paulie seems to be the toughest challenge the Darkness has ever encountered. At the end of the story, Estacado remains as a tool of the Family.