Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
 


Stories
Harry's sent reeling when he learns that Professor Snape is his bio dad, and if that were all he had to deal with, he'd probably be all right, but he's got werewolves, escaped convicts, a stubborn Dark Lord, and his own inner demons to deal with. Starts third year. Rating mostly for violence. Story deals with mental health, bigotry and child abuse. See more tags in Story Notes (Some are big spoilers so beware).

Takes Place: 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Werewolves
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Neglect, Profanity, Romance/Slash, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 9 - Completed: No - Updated: 15 Jan 2021 / 24 Jun 2020
Series: None - Challenges: None
During the 19th century London, Harry Potter falls down the chimney of the apothecary of one Professor Severus Snape; bringing with him dire inconveniences.

But not every family is found in blood, and not every story follows the same path. For Harry, Snape and Draco, the truth has never been harsher.

A Severitus AU, one without magic.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Physical Impairment, Sibling Addition
Categories: Healer Snape, Master Snape > Apprentice Harry, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Self harm, Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 24 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Jan 2021 / 16 Jul 2020
Series: None - Challenges: Chimney Sweep
Harry finds an injured Snape on his doorstep and must hide him from the Dursleys. To complicate matters, a series of strange dreams portends a frightening future unless the two can find a way to work together. A mentor story. Alternate 6th summer: post-OotP; ignores HBP & DH.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 58 - Completed: No - Updated: 14 Jan 2021 / 30 Apr 2007
Series: None - Challenges: Battered Snape for Breakfast
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: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 06 Jan 2021 / 11 Oct 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Potions, Snitches and Hooves
Harry and Dudley are attacked one evening, and Snape is called to fix it. A child sized Harry, who looks much more like Lily than James at this age, was not what he was expecting.

Takes Place: 5th summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Deaged!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect
Chapters: 25 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 04 Jan 2021 / 25 Oct 2020
Series: None - Challenges: None
Being sorted into Slytherin must have been a mistake. How could it have been anything else? Harry Potter MUST be a Gryffindor. He has to be! Why would the Sorting Hat put him anywhere else? It must me a mistake. Surely the Headmaster can fix this!

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry, Resorting, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Character Bashing, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 3 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 31 Dec 2020 / 13 Aug 2020
Series: None - Challenges: Taken From Slytherin
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: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 30 Dec 2020 / 23 Oct 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Runaway
After getting sixteen year old Harry out of jail over the summer, Severus Snape must deal with a number of things, including: trying to maintain a relationship with his future wife, building a relationship with his future step-son, and trying to figure out the ever-changing enigma that is Harry Potter.

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Hospitalization, Incognito!Harry, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Runaway, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Romance/Het, Violence
Chapters: 17 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Dec 2020 / 06 Jul 2012
Series: None - Challenges: None
“The champions' families are invited to watch the final task, you know.” - Professor McGonagall, GoF Page 534. What happens when the Dursley’s come to watch the last task in the Triwizard Tournament, and how will Severus Snape deal with the fallout?

Takes Place: 4th Year, 5th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Romance/Het, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Dec 2020 / 11 Apr 2013
Series: None - Challenges: No Good, Very Bad Day
When his cruel aunt transforms into a fun to be with yet mean little girl, his potions professor takes them, including Dudley, into his house. Harry has to keep his sanity while having to put up with Draco Malfoy and a time-displaced, teenage Tom Riddle.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Bully Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape
Tags: Deaging
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Violence
Chapters: 1 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Dec 2020 / 28 Dec 2020
Series: None - Challenges: None

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