For you IMS folks, who know the original story--Myradin finds the Lifestone because A. He's a suitable bearer and B. Matog needs for him to have it.
Once I reveal what historical person I have based my version of Kathryn St. Lorenz on, it will be pretty clear why someone seeking vengeance would desperately need a healer. But I'm not telling until December. (g) *whistles innocently and gleefully*
So...Still at work for another three hours and 10 minutes. Yea.