Potions and Snitches
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Severus Snape, thinking he was going to have a relaxing summer of just brewing potions at his manor and not have to deal with brats each day, his summer plans change when on the first night back from Hogwarts, an upset Lily Potter visits him in a dream, needing his help to rescue her son.

Reluctantly, he checks on the Potter brat at his relatives home that same night, only to discover that all is not what it seems.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Dragons, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Rape
Chapters: 9 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Sep 2017 / 21 Aug 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
How different would things be if Snape went to pick up Harry instead of Hagrid?

Snapshots of how things might have been through all seven years by season.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer, 2nd Year, 3rd summer, 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year, 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 30 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 02 Sep 2017 / 10 Feb 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None
This story is adopted and given permission from Severus Addicted. Albus has kept a secret about two people for eleven years. The time has come for when the truth should be announced. Can Severus be a father? Severitus. Warnings: small mention of abuse/foul language/corporal punishment. No slash. Be kind, leave a review. No flamers please.

Takes Place: 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Out of Character, Profanity
Chapters: 10 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Aug 2017 / 14 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
To the world Harry Potter is either a deranged freak or a celebrated hero, but the truth about Harry and the secret the child carries is about to turn the world upside down - not only Harry's but Snape's as well!

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Girl!Harry, Resorting, Slytherin!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 34 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Aug 2017 / 07 Feb 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
A disabled Harry comes to Hogwarts story. Everyone expects him to be like his dad, but how can he be with such a different past? A Slytherin Harry takes on Hogwarts in an unusual way.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Physical Impairment, Runaway, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Master Snape > Apprentice Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Bashing, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 37 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Aug 2017 / 29 Mar 2011
Series: None - Challenges: More Than Meets the Eye, Hoarding Food
Harry and Hermione go to a prestigious summer school, where Snape is a teacher. Unfortunately for Harry, Snape has spoken to the other staff and is on his way to turning the whole school against Harry.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Bully Snape, Canon Snape, Cruel Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Romance/Het, Violence
Chapters: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 04 Aug 2017 / 20 Jan 2014
Series: None - Challenges: Another School, Other wizarding cultures
With the anniversary of the defeat of Voldemort fast approaching, the Wizarding World is finding it hard to bounce back. It is then that a certain Trio (plus one) find a chance to fix things the first time around far too good an opportunity to pass up. Harry hopes to save those he lost, including a certain Potions Master.

Takes Place: 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Time Travel
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: None
Chapters: 9 - Completed: No - Updated: 31 Jul 2017 / 18 Jun 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None
Challenge by WhiteTail about a Natural Disaster at Hogwarts. When he looked out the window all he could see was thick smoke, and the smell of burning sulfer in the air. He swallowed the fear thickly, unable to believe that something like lava had penetrated Hogwarts

Takes Place: 3rd Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Physical Impairment
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Neglect, Profanity, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 20 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Jul 2017 / 21 Apr 2013
Series: None - Challenges: Natural Disaster at Hogwarts
a one shot respond to Spring Fic Fest!5.Watch your fingers and don't smell the flowers!

"If you don't intend to kill yourself Potter, at least pay attention. You see that white vein in the leaves? Grab the said leave carefully and extract the vein with this." he handed out the small scissors, putting the tall white strings in a vial. Harry nodded and took a deep breath,
Harry grabbed the first string and delicately pulled it out, careful to not to touch the flowers, as tempting and as fluffy as they looked.

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Mean Snape, Out of Character Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Addicted!Harry, Injured!Harry
Categories: Misc > Strictly Canon Universe, Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Fic Fests > #22 Spring fest 2017
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Out of Character
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 13 Jul 2017 / 08 Jul 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None
When Harry arrived at Hogwarts, no one expected Professor Snape to be his favourite teacher – no one, except the mysteriously familiar witch teaching DADA.

AU. Romance tag is for Lily/Severus, but isn't relevant until much later in the story.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Injured!Harry, Spying on Harry! Snape
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Neglect, Romance/Het
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 Jul 2017 / 25 Jun 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None

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