Agbemɔ (The Vicissitudes of Life) is a story about a man who is imprisoned for a crime he has not committed. He is sentenced to a twenty-year imprisonment but released after four years upon a presidential pardon. His friend, another prison who is also released, helps him to start life again and later becomes very rich. Circumstances lead Agbemɔ to fall in love with a lady who later turns out to be the culprit of the crime for which he was imprisoned. The lady is arrested and imprisoned. Agbemɔ later gets married to the lady in prison.