The book bears no relationship to Twain's actual life. The two short stories present fictional characters who are supposedly part of Twain's lineage.
- Burlesque Autobiography
- Awful, Terrible Medieval Romance
- Chapter I. The Secret Revealed
- Chapter II. Festivity And Tears
- Chapter III. The Plot Thickens
- Chapter IV. The Awful Revelation
- Chapter V. The Frightful Catastrophe