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Harry would never have guessed what moving to a new city with the Dursleys would mean. He also never would have guessed who his new neighbor would be, or that he was being watched... followed... stalked when he went out at night looking for food and safety. Written in response to the Neighbors challenge by Mellow Moon.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Disguised!Snape, Incognito!Harry, Incognito!Snape, Injured!Harry, Runaway, Snape-meets-Dursleys, Spying on Harry! Snape
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Drug use, Neglect, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Profanity, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 10 - Completed: No - Updated: 20 Feb 2021 / 25 Jan 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Neighbors
Snape puts Harry under a magical leash to keep him out of trouble. But unbeknown to him, Harry has been turned into a vampire, and the leash is causing far more harm than good. Terrified of losing his friends, Harry would rather starve than risk the truth coming out.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Bully Snape, Controlling Snape, Desperate Snape, Mean Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Runaway, Spying on Harry! Snape, Vampire!Harry, Vampires
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Misc > Keepers of the Snitch
Rated: T - Warnings: Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 21 - Completed: No - Updated: 22 Jun 2015 / 03 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Occlumency lessons take an unexpected turn when Snape takes Harry stargazing.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 12 Feb 2015 / 12 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Once, just once, he wanted to celebrate Christmas with people who did not call him "Potter" or "Boy" and accepted him as he was; with people who loved him.
With his parents.
Severus's heart sank as he made the connection between Potter's wish and the Bird of Death.

Takes Place: 7th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Child fic, Deaged!Harry, Deaging
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 Feb 2015 / 22 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry would always remember it as the summer he got to go to camp and forever escape the Dursleys. Severus would remember it as the summer he allowed himself to stop being blind. In response to the Camp challenge by JAWorley.

Takes Place: 3rd summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Incognito!Snape, Injured!Harry
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Unofficially teaching Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 11 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Aug 2015 / 08 Apr 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Survivor Camp
Snape, of course, would no sooner let them play games in class than adopt Harry -GoF pg 342.

Harry never expected to be adopted—especially not by Snape. Harry hates his new father, and the feeling is mutual. But to the outside world, they have to pretend otherwise, or Harry could end up in very deep trouble. Is anyone that good at acting?

~In memory of one of the greatest actors of our time~

Takes Place: 5th summer - Snape flavour: Controlling Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect
Chapters: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 14 May 2016 / 15 Jan 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry has always wished for someone to care, for a family of his own. On his birthday, he finds out that a certain Potions Master is his father, but Severus has finally settled into life with his other son. Can Harry finally have the family he has longed for, or will he always be the unwanted one?

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Cruel Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 25 Mar 2020 / 17 Mar 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Blaise probably couldn't expect much, this time. Blaise was a Death Eater's kid, raised by, if not always Death Eaters, at least not blood traitors. Molly Weasley's soul was so clean it squeaked. It was a good thing Blaise had Snape to fall back on, for awhile. Mrs. Weasley was just too...not a Death Eater. Way, way too not a Death Eater to want to keep Blaise for very long.

Takes Place: 1st Year, 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 9 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Mar 2019 / 19 Feb 2017
Series: Life as Dictated by a Talking Hat - Challenges: None
There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes. The pride of a Slytherin is in his resource and cunning, and in the serpent's discerning gaze. At Hogwarts, Harry Potter learns to value pride, loyalty, and poison over mercy. Slytherin!Harry, platonic H&Hr duo, shipping later. Featuring ambiguous heroes, equivocal villains, and original and canon characters alike.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: None
Chapters: 20 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 07 Oct 2017 / 30 Sep 2017
Series: The Serpent's Gaze - Challenges: None
After little Harry Potter runs away from his relatives’ home for the sixth time, Albus decides something drastic must happen. Instead of sending a friendly witch from family services like he had done before, he sends Severus Snape in hopes of scaring the boy into staying put. But when a blizzard interferes with plans, Severus learns why Harry keeps running away and a change of plans ensues.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Out of Character Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 31 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Oct 2022 / 23 Oct 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Runaway

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