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Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts
 


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How different would things be if Snape went to pick up Harry instead of Hagrid?

Snapshots of how things might have been through all seven years by season.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer, 2nd Year, 3rd summer, 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year, 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 6 - Completed: No - Updated: 17 Mar 2017 / 10 Feb 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None
Thanks to James' sacrifice, Lord Voldemort is defeated. Lily barely survives and is rescued by Severus. Years later Harry struggles to live side by side with his hateful and unforgiving stepfather in a very troubled household. Unbeknownst to both much greater challenges lie ahead.

Takes Place: 0 - Before Harry is born, 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Cruel Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Amnesia, Child fic
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Stepfather Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Romance/Het, Violence
Chapters: 10 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Jan 2017 / 11 Sep 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
To the world Harry Potter is either a deranged freak or a celebrated hero, but the truth about Harry and the secret the child carries is about to turn the world upside down - not only Harry's but Snape's as well!

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Girl!Harry, Resorting, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 31 - Completed: No - Updated: 17 Sep 2016 / 07 Feb 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus Snape is well aware that Harry Potter is his son, just as he is aware of the kind of care he receives at the Dursleys. He is also quite certain that the boy is far better off without him. Most of the time.

Now, if only he could convince Harry.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Controlling Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Child fic, Snape-meets-Dursleys, Spying on Harry! Snape
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Corporal Punishment
Chapters: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Jul 2016 / 02 Apr 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Around a young witch or wizard's eleventh birthday they acquire wings, a sign that they have developed their full magic. Many worship their new wings, but to Harry, it's just another sign that he is a freak. Severus Snape is assigned his guardian over the summer before Harry's first year. It is up to him to teach young Harry the ways of the wizarding world and to come to terms with his newfound fame. But there is darkness lurking around every corner, and if Harry is not careful, it will be the last thing he ever knows. Eventual Severitus.

Response to Mellow Moon's Wizards with Wings challenge

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape
Tags: Slytherin!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Profanity
Chapters: 13 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 May 2016 / 05 Mar 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Wizards With Wings
Harry was determined at a young age to get away from the Dursley's forever and set out to go away to school far away from them. Harry begins attending a very exclusive school in Greece before he can receive his Hogwarts letter. There he receives a good friend in Severus Snape's secret squib son. How will this change the relatonship between him and the potions master in the future? And what happens when Dumbledore finally learns of his location. Will he attend Hogwarts or choose to stay where he is?

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year, 2nd summer, 2nd Year, 3rd summer, 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Adoption, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect
Chapters: 3 - Completed: No - Updated: 22 Nov 2015 / 09 Aug 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Real Brother, Multiple Challenges, Another School
When James and Lilly died their son was presumed dead by the wizarding world. Few people know that Harry is still alive and has been raised as a Lovegood. When the Dark Lord returns it will be up to Luna, Harry, and Snape to save the day.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, New Identity!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape, Parental Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Character Death, Violence
Chapters: 3 - Completed: No - Updated: 04 Oct 2015 / 24 Sep 2015
Series: None - Challenges: In Plain Sight
Severus made a promise to Lily to take care of Harry if she and James were somehow unable to.
Here are the consequences of keeping one's word.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Secretive Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 12 Sep 2015 / 16 Jun 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry Potter is located in London in the dead of night. How exactly did he end up there, and what has he been doing? Well, any kid with half a brain knows not to talk to strangers.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 22 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 02 Mar 2015 / 03 Apr 2014
Series: To Trust - Challenges: None
Harry is blinded in an accident at a young age and then disappears from the watchful eye of the Order. How does Snape react to a missing Harry Potter? What happens when he reappears in the wizarding world? What dangers will he face?
Notes: No horcruxes and Voldemort is truly dead, but there are others with evil intent towards Harry and Snape.
Warnings for some descriptions of child abuse and the aftereffects, nothing too violent

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Physical Impairment
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 12 Feb 2015 / 23 Jun 2014
Series: None - Challenges: None

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