Sanguine is a daedric prince whose sphere is the hedonistic revelry, debauchery, and passionate indulgences of darker natures. Sanguine is depicted as a portly man with a demon like head with horns and a whore under his thumb or a bottle in his hand. He regularly appears on the seals and signs of brothels and whore-houses. Sanguine is one of few daedric princes who take a strong and ‘active’ interest in mortal affairs.
He is credited with creating the 27 ‘Threads of the Webspinner’ for Mephala to bestow upon her worshippers. Martin Septim was a worshipper of Sanguine when he was young and possessed the daedric artifact Sanguine Rose but turned away from daedric worship and became a priest after a deadly incident.
Sanguine supposedly controls thousand realms used mainly as pleasure pockets. One of his realms has a permanent night sky and is filled with trees, beautiful gardens, bridges, pathways, fireflies, and lanterns. Only one artifact is associated with Sanguine:
Sanguine Rose: Summons dremora.
The daedric prince’s enemies are Ebonarm and Mara.
Daggerfall: He rewarded the player for punishing a priest he found particularly vociferous and sanctimonious.
Oblivion: He had the player pull a prank on the Countess of Leyawiin and her guests at a dinner party, stripping them of their clothing.
Skyrim: He entered the mortal realm in the guise of a Breton named ‘Sam Guevenne’ and started a drinking contest for his own amusement. After the player gets heavily drunk and blacks out they awake with a bad hangover and must piece together what happened that night. The player discovers while drunk they trashed the temple of Dibella, sold a mans goat to a giant, and got engaged to ‘Sam’ while in one of his realms. After entering his realm a second time Sanguine rewards the player for finding him, saying he had a blast.