In Lone Wolf, why does 7 and 13 signify everlasting death in life, and evil power respectively?

2018-03-20 16:22:20

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.

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

  • 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 se

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