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Snape Flavour: Depressed Snape
 


Stories
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, Slytherin!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 33 - Completed: No - Updated: 02 Jun 2017 / 07 Feb 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry and Severus try together to deal with Lily's death. They are helped by Lily's spirit.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Character Death
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 10 May 2017 / 09 May 2017
Series: None - Challenges: None
In which a young, grieving Severus Snape fends off Death Eaters and his own personal demons to get Harry Potter to safety, the cold Halloween night that his entire world fell apart.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Deaged!Harry, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: None
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 May 2017 / 05 May 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, Depressed 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: 13 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 03 May 2017 / 11 Sep 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus Snape, thinking he was going to have a relaxing summer of just brewing potions at his manor and not have to deal with brats each day, his summer plans change when on the first night back from Hogwarts, an upset Lily Potter visits him in a dream, needing his help to rescue her son.

Reluctantly, he checks on the Potter brat at his relatives home that same night, only to discover that all is not what it seems.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Dragons, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Rape
Chapters: 6 - Completed: No - Updated: 27 Apr 2017 / 21 Aug 2016
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: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 04 Jan 2017 / 28 Apr 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
On Christmas Eve, Snape’s version of the Room of Requirement startles Harry, resulting in some surprising insight into Snape’s inner self.

Takes Place: 7th Year - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 20 Dec 2016 / 20 Dec 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Sequel to Those Who Grieve. Harry is recovering from the Dursleys' abuse and spends the summer after his fifth year with Severus at Spinner's End. Severus is also recovering from his time as a Death Eater, and Harry is slowly helping him heal.

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Rape, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 10 - Completed: No - Updated: 26 Nov 2016 / 06 Feb 2015
Series: Those Who... - Challenges: None
When the saved hates the savior, magic demands justice and forms a slavery bond. Severus has saved Harry's life one too many times and the bond has formed, beyond anyone's power to dissolve.

Takes Place: 3rd Year, 4th summer, 4th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape
Tags: Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Master Snape > Slave Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Profanity, Rape, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 9 - Completed: No - Updated: 01 Sep 2016 / 16 Feb 2015
Series: None - Challenges: Slave
Mired in guilt at failing to protect the Potter boy, Snape takes a week's leave from Hogwarts and ends up reminiscing at a park where he comes face to face with the ghosts of his past.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Child fic
Categories: Fic Fests > #21 Springfest 2016, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Misc > All written in Snape's POV
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Neglect, Out of Character
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 11 Jul 2016 / 11 Jul 2016
Series: None - Challenges: You Look Like You've Seen a Ghost

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