Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Genres: Family
 


Stories
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: 17 - Completed: No - Updated: 25 Sep 2022 / 03 Aug 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
When six-year-old Harry Potter finds floo powder while cleaning the fireplace, he is accidentally sent over to Severus's Snape's house, where he discovers that Snape is his biological dad, he has a half-sister, and Aunt Petunia has been abusing him all his life. It's almost too much for little Harry to handle. Can Severus help this boy through the traumas he's suffered?

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Parental Snape > Godfather Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Out of Character
Chapters: 23 - Completed: No - Updated: 20 Sep 2022 / 23 Jan 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
Starting a new adventure, Harry learns there's more to life than what he's seen.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Godfather Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Out of Character, Physical Punishment Spanking
Chapters: 19 - Completed: No - Updated: 15 Sep 2022 / 12 Jul 2020
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus has applied to adopt Harry Potter, Voldemort has returned and there is a horcrux in Harry's scar. Will long-buried secrets break their new family apart?

Takes Place: 4th Year - Snape flavour: Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: None
Chapters: 6 - Completed: No - Updated: 13 Sep 2022 / 16 Jan 2022
Series: Coming Home - Challenges: None
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 - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Neglect, Profanity, Rape
Chapters: 23 - Completed: No - Updated: 07 Sep 2022 / 21 Aug 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Sequel to The Choices We Made.

With Voldemort dead and Harry's cancer settling life should be returning to normal for Harry and Snape but things aren't always as they seem. Instead they find themselves challenged in new ways. When dangerous events start after Harry's return to Hogwarts can Snape figure out what's going on before they're torn apart again? HPSS mentor Healing/Coping

Takes Place: 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Out of Character, Romance/Het
Chapters: 75 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Sep 2022 / 15 Nov 2020
Series: Choices We Made Universe - Challenges: None
Harry met Holly when she was two - abandoned in the park by her mother. Unable to leave her alone, he stayed behind to keep her safe. Over the years, they became as inseparable as brother and sister.
When Harry found out he was a wizard, he was happy to find that Holly was a witch too, and one day, she would enter his new world with him.

Finding out he was a father to a nine-year-old girl, Severus Snape didn't hesitate to bring her home. His daughter belonged by his side, after all. Finding his daughter preferred Harry Potter over him was a travesty the Potions Master was not going to tolerate.

Somehow, Severus had to make his daughter see Harry Potter as he did - worthless, useless, hopeless.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Bully Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Kind Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Alternate Universe
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Emotional Abuse, Neglect
Chapters: 15 - Completed: No - Updated: 04 Sep 2022 / 10 Aug 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry Potter is not a happy-go-lucky child, nor did he appreciate the company of other stupid beings, and so when he arrives at Hogwarts with a much more cynical personality than expected, Severus Snape is curious.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Kind Snape
Tags: Ravenclaw!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Bullying, Character Bashing, Neglect, Out of Character, Profanity
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 27 Aug 2022 / 21 Aug 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry knew exactly what he was going to do before he did it, but that still didn’t mean that it was a well thought out or intelligent move in any way.

“Thanks, Dad.”

You could hear a pin drop. Harry was holding his breath, Susan went stiff beside him, everyone was staring, and Professor Snape had paused in his steps completely.

***

The news of Harry's adoption spreads, and Harry (with a little nudge from his peers) experiments with names.

Takes Place: 2nd Year - Snape flavour: Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 Aug 2022 / 24 Aug 2022
Series: that's the thing about illicit affairs - Challenges: None
Summoned from the canon universe at his moment of death Snape lands in a world where he never delivered the prophecy. While he's adjusting to life as a husband, father to a quirky little girl, and step-father to a different Harry, wizards start disappearing forcing him to put his animosity aside and work with the most unlikely team to help bring down a villain worse than Voldemort.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape, Out of Character Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Injured!Harry, Physical Impairment, Sibling Addition, Time Travel
Categories: Parental Snape > Stepfather Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Out of Character
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Aug 2022 / 15 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None

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