Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Warnings: Emotional Abuse
 


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
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
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
When Harry was snatched and being hold in a cell by the death eaters, Snape is ordered to rescue him by any means.
As they recover, truths and revelations come to the surface. Along with matters of conflicts, family, duties and guilt.
The boy who lived, chained by a prophecy. And the spy, whose life soon to be owned thrice. Despite their grievances, their similarities create an unlikely bond between them.
“Without the sun, the moon, too, shall lose it’s light.” (Story starts at summer after year 4, and will continue till the end of deathly hallows)

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Kidnapped, Kidnapped!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Character Death, Emotional Abuse, Out of Character, Panic attack, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 12 - Completed: No - Updated: 20 Aug 2022 / 12 Apr 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, Canon Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Panic attack, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 1 - Completed: No - Updated: 31 Jul 2022 / 31 Jul 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
What will be found in the Shrieking Shack after the final battle, who is the mysterious child and what has happened to Severus Snape? (Starts the morning after the battle)

Takes Place: 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry), 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Adoption, Child fic, Deaged!Snape
Categories: Reverse Roles > Parental Harry
Rated: K - Warnings: Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse
Chapters: 14 - Completed: No - Updated: 08 Jul 2022 / 27 Apr 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry's first year at Hogwarts is over and now that Severus is his guardian, he'll be going home with the professor for the summer and any previous misunderstandings regarding their relationship are long in the past.

Right?

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in which Severus and Harry both must confront their own personal demons.

Takes Place: 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Adoption, Hufflepuff!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Sexual Abuse
Chapters: 5 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 04 Jul 2022 / 08 May 2022
Series: that's the thing about illicit affairs - Challenges: None
Harry and Dudley were raised by muggles. Magic hating muggles at that. When Dudley had begun showing signs of magic at a young age, precious Duddykins had become the dirt upon their shoes, alongside his younger cousin (Little brother) Harry. When both boys were shunned from their meant-to-be protectors, but thrown into the magical world with nothing but each other how will they cope? And what happens when you add that darned Potions professor in the mix?

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Cruel Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Adoption, Injured!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
When Ron goes to rescue Harry in second year, Harry never got Dudley’s second bedroom. He got something much worse.

Takes Place: 2nd Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Injured!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Violence
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 15 Jun 2022 / 12 Jun 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry has just returned to Privet Drive after the events of the Tri Wizard Tournament. Shaken, scared, angry, and feeling utterly alone. However, the Dursley’s, more particularly Vernon, takes things too far and looses his temper with Harry after he wakes up screaming a week after returning. This one event now has changed the course of a plan that Lily had made nearly fifteen years ago and causes Harry and Severus’s worlds to be turned upside down. Can the two come together as the family Lily had wanted?

Takes Place: 5th summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, New Identity!Harry, Resorting
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse
Chapters: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 May 2022 / 09 May 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None

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