According to Lone Wolf wiki:

Vashna, also known as Darklord Vashna, was the leader of the Darklords and their most powerful member. ... ... The number ninety one was that of Vashna which he chose because of its factors, seven and thirteen. Seven to signify the everlasting death in life and life in death he possesses and thirteen to denote the power of evil at his command.

I've read all the action books, but I don't think this was ever elaborated on.

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    13 is likely just because it's been considered an unlucky number in Western culture for some time now. I wouldn't have a clue about 7. Nice to see a Lone Wolf question though. – James Sheridan Aug 14 '14 at 23:42
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    Good point. I suspect that 7 may be intended as an inversion of the 7 Lorestones, but it's a very tenuous link. It's such an underrated series! Unfortunately, I think it will be difficult for it to make a comeback considering that the people who used to read game books probably play Skyrim now. – Twilight Sparkle Aug 15 '14 at 14:25
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    I loved game books, and miss them dearly. It's possible the number 7 refers to the 7 Doomstones, which were created to act as an evil counter to the Lorestones. I hadn't thought of that until you mentioned the Lorestones. – James Sheridan Aug 16 '14 at 3:26
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    That's an excellent theory, good catch! – Twilight Sparkle Aug 18 '14 at 12:18
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    Note that you can (legally) download all of the gamebooks here; projectaon.org/en/Main/AllOfTheBooks – Valorum Nov 1 '14 at 19:18

The reference itself can be found in The Sacrifice of Ruanon and isn't explained further:

There are ninety-one priests in all, Lone Wolf, said his Kai voice inside him. It seemed to have been a long time since he had heard its dustily cool tones. The number ninety-one was that of the Darklord Vashna, who chose it because of its factors, seven and thirteen – seven to signify the everlasting death-in-life and life-in-death that he possesses, and thirteen to denote the power of the Evil at his command.

These are the aspects of Naar that he was able to call upon to serve his will while he walked upon Magnamund; they will become his slaves once more should the Darklord be reborn.

The sole reference within either the novels or the gamebooks that connects the numbers seven and thirteen is from War of the Wizards. There are 13 magical powers in total, of which the first seven are described as the "lesser magicks".

There are thirteen Magical Powers, the first seven of which are called the Lesser Magicks

  • Sorcery, Enchantment, Elementalism, Alchemy, Prophecy, Psychomancy, Evocation.

The Higher Magicks are:

  • Thaumaturgy, Telergy, Physiurgy, Theurgy, Visionary, Necromancy

The implication seems to be that unlike the player (who must select their abilities from the list) Vashna has mastery of all of the types of magick, both the seven and the thirteen.

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