Potions and Snitches
Snape and Harry Gen Fanfiction Archive

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Harry discovers something strange in his Gringotts vault among his parents' belongings-a letter of apology from James to Snape. Harry decides he should deliver it. A challenge from Alexannah on Potions and Snitches.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Mean Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Runaway
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 3 - Completed: No - Updated: 30 Mar 2020 / 06 Nov 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Dear Snape, I'm Sorry
This story is adopted and given permission from Severus Addicted. Albus has kept a secret about two people for eleven years. The time has come for when the truth should be announced. Can Severus be a father? Severitus. Warnings: small mention of abuse/foul language/corporal punishment. No slash. Be kind, leave a review. No flamers please.

Takes Place: 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Out of Character, Profanity
Chapters: 16 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 Mar 2020 / 14 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry has always wished for someone to care, for a family of his own. On his birthday, he finds out that a certain Potions Master is his father, but Severus has finally settled into life with his other son. Can Harry finally have the family he has longed for, or will he always be the unwanted one?

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Cruel Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 25 Mar 2020 / 17 Mar 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
After Dumbledore’s death, Hogwarts has to be evacuated to ensure a proper turnover of the wards. Accordingly, McGonagall announces that everyone must leave for the winter holidays. With Bellatrix still on the loose, Harry has little desire to endanger his friends by going home with them, so he resigns himself to a terrible holiday spent with the Dursleys.

Thankfully for him, Severus has been on the alert ever since he had uncovered bits and pieces of Harry’s childhood. When he discovers where Harry has gone, he immediately sets about putting the situation to rights.

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Profanity
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Mar 2020 / 16 Feb 2020
Series: Forgiveness and Redemption - Challenges: None
When an accident in potions causes imaginable damage to 3 different boys, perceptions start to change. One in particular of a dark and stern man, as truths start to come to light. How does one heal and move on from something like this? Who is left the task of picking up the pieces?

Takes Place: 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Child fic, Deaged!Harry, Deaging, Physical Impairment, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Godfather Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Profanity
Chapters: 20 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 19 Mar 2020 / 23 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
I saw this picture on Tumblr and I began to think what if right before Voldemort showed up that night on Halloween, Lily wrote a letter to Severus that she was going to send the next day. What if when Severus showed up after Lily was killed, he read the letter. What would happen?

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Evil!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Godfather Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death
Chapters: 6 - Completed: No - Updated: 02 Mar 2020 / 28 Apr 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
After little Harry Potter runs away from his relatives’ home for the sixth time, Albus decides something drastic must happen. Instead of sending a friendly witch from family services like he had done before, he sends Severus Snape in hopes of scaring the boy into staying put. But when a blizzard interferes with plans, Severus learns why Harry keeps running away and a change of plans ensues.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Out of Character Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 17 - Completed: No - Updated: 02 Mar 2020 / 23 Oct 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Runaway
After a disastrous fifth-year Potions class with Potter, Severus discovers that Potter is being tortured by Umbridge. With Dumbledore evicted from Hogwarts, there’s little Severus can do to keep his oath to protect Potter. That is, until Severus is given the troubling news that Umbridge has given Potter another detention, thus compelling him to take Potter’s place.

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Kind Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Disguised!Snape, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Profanity, Torture
Chapters: 6 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Feb 2020 / 24 Jan 2020
Series: None - Challenges: Teacher Attack!, Multiple Challenges, I Must Not Tell Lies Or Impersonate Potter, Show me your hand Potter
This story is from the Summer Fic Fest. A prompt by Scorpia that I saw on Potions and Snitches website. Harry is kidnapped and Draco is the only one who saw it happen and who knows who did it.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Kidnapped!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Godfather Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Fic Fests > #18 Summer 2015
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Out of Character, Rape
Chapters: 23 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 20 Feb 2020 / 21 Jun 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Draco is the Only Witness
Severus Snape was discovered as a spy mere days before the start of the school year. Thankfully, Albus had been working on a vague contingency plan for this possibility. It had been inspired by the question, “What would it take for Severus Snape to see that he was wrong about Harry Potter?”

The answer? Force Severus to go undercover as Alfonse “Eli” Hopkirk, a sixth year Gryffindor.

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Deaged!Snape, Disguised!Snape, Gryffindor!Snape, Incognito!Snape, Injured!Harry
Categories: Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Romance/Het
Chapters: 24 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 02 Jan 2020 / 26 Sep 2019
Series: Forgiveness and Redemption - Challenges: None

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