Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Warnings: Alcohol Use
 


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
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: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 24 Sep 2022 / 28 Aug 2022
Series: Spiral - 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 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
Severus Snape hates Harry Potter. Nothing will ever change that. Nothing. Not even the boy’s sudden intrusion in his life. Or that cheeky smile. Or that all too innocent look. Or the sudden shift in his relationship with the Potter whelp. Not even those green eyes. No, nothing will ever change Severus’s hatred for Harry Potter – no matter how fond of him he was becoming. An eventual Snape adopts Harry story. Beginning in Harry’s first year.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Cruel Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Misc > All written in Snape's POV, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Physical Punishment Spanking
Chapters: 33 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Aug 2022 / 10 Oct 2017
Series: None - 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
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
Can old wounds be healed? Can Harry and Severus have a chance at being happy? Can Dumbledore stop being a meddling old coot?

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Neglect
Chapters: 21 - Completed: No - Updated: 03 May 2022 / 05 Jan 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Someone has to pick up the pieces of Harry's broken soul. Severus just never expected to be the one to do it.

OR

The one where Harry actually has a friend growing up, and suddenly being a wizard doesn’t seem like that big of a deal.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer, 2nd Year, 3rd summer, 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year, 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Depression Recovery
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Bullying, Character Death, Drug use, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Rape, Romance/Het, Self-harm, Sexual Abuse, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 7 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Apr 2022 / 05 Jul 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
Seventeen years ago, Harry Potter went missing during the disastrous Triwizard Tournament. Voldemort managed to resurrect himself and the war has begun again, yet without a light to follow, the world has become a different place. For seventeen years, the leader of the light has clung onto the hope that their savior is alive somewhere and sends out Severus to find him. As Severus searches for a lost savior, he happens upon a traveling carnival by chance but their savior is not human anymore and may not want to leave the family he gained or to a war he wanted no part in.

Takes Place: 4th Year, 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Addicted!Harry, Animagus!Snape, Creature!fic, Kidnapped!Harry, Sibling Addition, Spying on Harry! Snape, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Out of Character, Profanity, Romance/Slash, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Feb 2022 / 28 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Kitty Severus

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