Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts
 


Stories
Neglect can be one of the most painful forms of abuse, being ignored by your guardians when all you want is love hurts. No one seems to care if Harry lives or dies so he spends a lot of time wandering around Little Whinging on his own. His friendly neighbor seems to think that this is dangerous. If only someone paid enough attention to Harry to tell him that his neighbor is a little too friendly...

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Hufflepuff!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Rape, Sexual Abuse
Chapters: 12 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Nov 2021 / 20 Jul 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
"I know about Lily." said the girl. "That you loved her." 

Severus froze mid-footfall. He felt as though he’d had the wind knocked out of him. 

"She's my mum." her chin lifted, her eyes clear. "She wrote me that letter to tell me about you. You're the only person she really mentioned, but I guess that makes sense, since you're my father. Who else was she supposed to talk about?"

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Girl!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape

Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Bullying, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 21 - Completed: No - Updated: 15 Nov 2021 / 24 Apr 2020
Series: None - Challenges: None
“I only want to talk.”

“You’re a middle-aged man who just wants to talk,” he makes air quotes with his fingers to emphasize his words, “to a kid. That’s not weird or creepy at all.”

Severus blows out a heavy breath. “Fine. What if I buy you breakfast somewhere? You seem like you could use a meal.”

“Are you trying to bribe me?”

“Call it a deal. You eat, I speak, you listen. Perhaps you’ll even speak as well and I will listen. Sound fair?”

Harry hesitates. “Sounds like a trap to me, but… whatever.”

OR

In which a homeless Harry Potter reads his Hogwarts acceptance letter while sitting in a sticky booth at a McDonald’s in London.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Kind Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 31 Oct 2021 / 31 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
The summer before Harry begins school, a mysterious letter shows up on his doorstep and offers a chance to get get away from the Dursleys. What originally turns into the happiest summer of his life, quickly takes a turn a month into camp. A chance to make friends and discover his hidden heritage, what happens on a holiday changes his life and he must learn to hide his secret.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Child fic, Werewolf!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Unofficially teaching Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Oct 2021 / 28 Oct 2021
Series: Lunar Twilight - Challenges: None
Remus kidnaps 10 year old Harry when Albus refuses to remove him from the Dursley’s abuse. Severus is sent to find them and bring Potter back and he's not happy about being used like Dumbledore's personal servant. A Snape mentors Harry fic with a lot of Remus, Weasley and Draco involvement. No slash in the story. No relationship between Severus and Remus. Note: Dumbledore isn't evil in this story, but he is not trusted by the main characters involved because of the decisions he’s made.

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 - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Mean Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Child fic, Incognito!Harry, Incognito!Snape, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped, Kidnapped!Harry, Runaway, Werewolves
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 10 - Completed: No - Updated: 20 Oct 2021 / 27 Jul 2021
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, Sexual Abuse, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 12 Oct 2021 / 05 Jul 2021
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
After the untimely death of his wife, Severus is forced to leave his infant son, Harry, into the care of his childhood rivals for safety as the war ruthlessly forges on.


*Touched up and edited!

Takes Place: 0 - Before Harry is born, 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Disguised!Snape, Hufflepuff!Harry, Incognito!Snape, Kidnapped, Physical Impairment
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Out of Character, Romance/Slash, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Jun 2021 / 04 Jun 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
Kamaria Prince-Slytherin is the daughter of Tom and Severus Prince-Slytherin, who was kidnapped as a child. Follow Kimmy, her friends, and her family as they work together to defeat Albus Dumbledore and free the Wizarding World from his oppressive hold.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Girl!Harry, Good!Voldemort, Royalty!Snape, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Character Bashing, Out of Character, Romance/Slash
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 09 Apr 2021 / 07 Apr 2021
Series: Eye of the Basilisk - Challenges: None
"The scars of my soul, I'm no longer whole. Searching for peace has left me in shambles."

Lord Severus and Lady Aurora Ravenclaw-Prince (nee Sinistra) and their son, Lazuli Acheron (Harry Potter) were happily living together, since Lazuli was four, with the expectation of another on the way when they receive word that the Potters were alive.

This conflicts both Severus and Lazuli because on one hand, they're happy to see Lily again, but Severus felt betrayed by her ever since their 5th year and finds it hard to forgive her.

Will Severus and Lazuli eventually forgive Lily and James and let them into their lives, or shut them out?

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Good!Voldemort, New Identity!Harry, Royalty!Snape, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Stepfather Snape, Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: K - Warnings: Bullying, Character Bashing, Out of Character, Romance/Slash
Chapters: 1 - Completed: No - Updated: 26 Jan 2021 / 26 Jan 2021
Series: None - Challenges: True Colors Are Beautiful

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