Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Warnings: Neglect
 


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: 27 - Completed: No - Updated: 26 Jan 2023 / 03 Aug 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Responding to JAWorley's Just Pretending Challenge:
Severus is in big trouble. He doesn't have any kids, but he's supposed to be bringing his son to Christmas to meet his family, who he's been estranged from for twelve or thirteen (or more) years. Harry ends up being that pretend son.

Takes Place: 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Out of Character Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Out of Character, Physical Abuse
Chapters: 11 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 Jan 2023 / 10 Dec 2022
Series: None - Challenges: Just Pretending (For Christmas)
Following the disasterous Third Task, Harry begins to notice two things about himself. First: his appearence has begun to change. Second: something is very very wrong. The Cruciatus shouldn't continue to be causing him pain this far out from having received it, should it?

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Kind Snape
Tags: Disguised!Harry, Injured!Harry, New Identity!Harry, Physical Impairment
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: T - Warnings: Neglect, Out of Character
Chapters: 47 - Completed: No - Updated: 13 Jan 2023 / 08 Jan 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
After a long summer of fighting to recover from a vampire bite, Harry has finally been cleared to attend school. Will he be able to keep his ailment hidden along with his true identity, or will it all come crashing down? Sequel to Searching for Wellness.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Creature!fic, New Identity!Harry, Physical Impairment, Slytherin!Harry, Vampire!Harry, Vampires
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Out of Character
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 Jan 2023 / 09 Oct 2021
Series: Aspects of Wellness - 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
Harry went through the worst thing a kid his age possibly could. In a desperate attempt to escape, he runs home to the Dursleys, and swears off magic. Instead, he learns to live as a normal boy. Unfortunately for him, a certain professor has other plans.

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Runaway, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Drug use, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Rape, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 3 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Dec 2022 / 15 Dec 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
If nothing else, Harry had always received a gift from Santa. When his first Christmas at Hogwarts lacks a visit from Old Saint Nick, Harry's dour Potions Professor to provide some insight on the matter and inadvertently, himself.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Kind Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Unofficially teaching Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Emotional Abuse, Neglect
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 13 Dec 2022 / 13 Dec 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
It is a well known fact that creatures are often out of control, dangers to themselves and those around them. For the safety of those around them, it is best to remove the creature from their unsafe environment and be placed in a location which best suits their needs. But not to worry, the Ministry will take care of them. Very good care of them.

Takes Place: 3rd Year, 6th summer - Snape flavour: Kind Snape
Tags: Creature!fic, Injured!Harry
Categories: Fic Fests > Bingo! Fic Fest, Healer Snape, Master Snape > Slave Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Out of Character, Physical Abuse, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 09 Dec 2022 / 26 Nov 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
“What— What are you doing?” To his credit, he manages to pull the child to a full stop by yanking him back, bringing him in closer to hold his shoulders again and glare at him in the eyes, no matter the way he winces at their familiar colour. “You are aware that you have just undergone a panic attack, are you not?”


There’s something in Potter’s eyes that seems to flash at that, but it’s gone within the moment. Severus files that away for later ruminations.


“I know,” he says matter-of-factly, like he’s just declared that the sky is blue.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Time Travel
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 7 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Nov 2022 / 27 Jun 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None

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