Addendum to title:
OR: Another Casualty of My Linux Loyalty.
Well, OpenOffice briefly disappointed me, but thanks to some wonderful people at Yahoo! Answers, I was able to work around it and publish my short story to its own page. I'll post a full entry later on the unbelievable headache I encountered when simply trying to copy and paste text from one file into another.
Here's the link to the story: http://matsugawa.freeservers.com/mjaladyhorse.html.
It's still got a few formatting issues, but like I said, I'm too tired to correct it right now.