Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Genres: Action/Adventure
 


Stories
Taking place directly after the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry is trying to deal with his trauma from the course of the events of the war and struggles to confront it, along with trying to manage his grief. Snape survived but disappeared in shame and remorse after the battle. Harry finds him, and they both discover that they have more in common now more than ever - Both are struggling with their sense of self and purpose. But stray Death Eaters from the battle are re-grouping for a final stand to take out the great Harry Potter, and their traitor and Harry and Snape must put aside their differences to end the fight once and for all. Explores darker themes of grief, self-blame, PTSD, depression, and suicidal ideation.

Takes Place: 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Depression Recovery, Injured!Snape
Categories: Misc > No category on the site fits
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Character Death, Eating Disorder, Panic attack, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Feb 2023 / 01 Feb 2023
Series: None - Challenges: None
After the Battle, the only thing that Harry wants to do is rest, but he notices that there is something that he needs to do first: bring Snape's body back to Hogwarts. Ron and Hermione will be there to help him, while they deal with the effects of the war and learn to find hope where there seemed to be none. Once they find out that certain Potions Master is not as dead as they thought he was, things will start to change. (Snape!Lives)

Takes Place: 7th summer, 7th Year, 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry), 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Mean Snape
Tags: Depression Recovery, Injured!Snape
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Misc > Strictly Canon Universe, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Panic attack
Chapters: 15 - Completed: No - Updated: 31 Jan 2023 / 13 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
It only took a moment for the world as Harry knew it to crumble. For everything he thought he knew to be cast into doubt. High on the Cliffs of Dover, he'll learn not just about himself, but his bitter old potions professor, and his beautiful rescuer, each scarred by love and loss. Secrets are waiting in the winds. It will take all the hope in the world to bring them to the light.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Depression Recovery, Disguised!Harry, Hospitalization
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Panic attack, Profanity, Romance/Het
Chapters: 27 - Completed: No - Updated: 26 Jan 2023 / 03 Aug 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Set at the start of book five. The ever-busy Dumbledore is a little delayed in sending that howler to Petunia, and so when Vernon insists that Harry needs to leave the house as he's clearly a danger to the family, Harry is packed and down the road with no protest, causing the blood wards to break. The Dursleys instantly become a vulnerable target for Death Eaters, and Harry himself is snatched by a Death Eater, but it's Severus Snape and this is coming from a Severitus writer so you've likely already figured out where all of this is going.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Panic attack, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 09 Jan 2023 / 31 Jul 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Uncle Vernon’s acting weird, and Snape has designs on making Harry the most obedient student Hogwarts has ever seen. Harry just wants a quiet summer to himself and to earn the money he needs for his school supplies, but he could only hope for something so simple. Entry into the Bingo Card Fic Fest.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Hospitalization, Injured!Snape, Runaway, Snape-meets-Dursleys, Werewolf!Harry, Werewolves
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Master Snape > Apprentice Harry, Fic Fests > Bingo! Fic Fest, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Violence
Chapters: 25 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Dec 2022 / 05 Nov 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
The year was 1988, and on one quiet Sunday morning in the early days of a blisteringly hot July, the Dursleys departed from Number Four Privet Drive. This, by itself, was of little consequence. They habitually went to church most Sunday mornings. Except... this time they simply didn't return.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Hospitalization
Categories: Big Brother Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Panic attack
Chapters: 4 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 28 Nov 2022 / 28 Oct 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
A year after Voldemort’s death, Harry and Snape have reached a brittle reconciliation with one another. Harry wishes Snape would speak more to him about Lily, but Snape is being stubbornly secretive and jealous of his private life. Harry’s own relationship with Ginny is getting shakier. Hermione has initiated a campaign in the press against Obliviating spells which will have unexpected consequences for Neville Longbottom, and the Auror Office is looking for Voldemort’s son, without really believing that he exists.

In the second part of “Spiral” Harry goes to medical school at St Mungo’s Hospital for Magical Maladies and Injuries and lives at Grimmauld Place in London with Ginny, Ron and Hermione. As to Snape, he is a multitasking headmaster who seems to turn up ever so often in Harry’s life.

Takes Place: 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Romance/Het, Romance/Slash, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 23 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 27 Nov 2022 / 28 Aug 2022
Series: Spiral - Challenges: None
Severus has seen many a kind of strangeness in his years of life. However, none seem to even grace the presence of one certain mystery - Harry Potter. The boy leads trouble from the moment he set foot on the stones of Hogwarts, and yet, the troubles seem deeper and much darker than usual.

The more he tries to untangle the mystery of a certain Potter, the more he gets tangles in the mess. Will it be that Severus can know Harry, or will it be that he looses his own identity?

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Animagus!Harry, Depression Recovery, Evil!Albus, Runaway, Slytherin!Harry, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Bashing, Character Death, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Rape, Sexual Abuse, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Sep 2022 / 22 Aug 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus Snape is cursed with an affliction that has him human by day and a centaur, named Ajax, by night. One night, Ajax rescues a lonely eleven-year-old Harry Potter and a bond forms between them. They meet each night from that point forward. As Ajax, Severus learns more about Harry than he would have ever wanted to learn. But without revealing himself to Harry, how can Severus help this orphaned boy?

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Creature!fic
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 24 - Completed: No - Updated: 13 Sep 2022 / 11 Oct 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Potions, Snitches and Hooves
Petunia finally has an excuse to get rid of Harry, who finds himself in another abusive home. But then there is Severus living nearby, who - at first reluctantly - will try to help the boy. Will they find common ground?

Takes Place: 5th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Injured!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Big Brother Snape, Healer Snape, Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Bullying, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Violence
Chapters: 21 - Completed: No - Updated: 30 Jun 2022 / 09 Sep 2012
Series: None - Challenges: Tobias' care

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