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Snape Flavour: Depressed Snape
 


Stories
Taking place directly after the Battle of Hogwarts, Harry is trying to deal with his trauma from the course of the events of the war and struggles to confront it, along with trying to manage his grief. Snape survived but disappeared in shame and remorse after the battle. Harry finds him, and they both discover that they have more in common now more than ever - Both are struggling with their sense of self and purpose. But stray Death Eaters from the battle are re-grouping for a final stand to take out the great Harry Potter, and their traitor and Harry and Snape must put aside their differences to end the fight once and for all. Explores darker themes of grief, self-blame, PTSD, depression, and suicidal ideation.

Takes Place: 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Depression Recovery, Injured!Snape
Categories: Misc > No category on the site fits
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Character Death, Eating Disorder, Panic attack, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 7 - Completed: No - Updated: 04 Feb 2023 / 01 Feb 2023
Series: None - Challenges: None
After the Battle, the only thing that Harry wants to do is rest, but he notices that there is something that he needs to do first: bring Snape's body back to Hogwarts. Ron and Hermione will be there to help him, while they deal with the effects of the war and learn to find hope where there seemed to be none. Once they find out that certain Potions Master is not as dead as they thought he was, things will start to change. (Snape!Lives)

Takes Place: 7th summer, 7th Year, 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry), 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Mean Snape
Tags: Depression Recovery, Injured!Snape
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Misc > Strictly Canon Universe, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Panic attack
Chapters: 15 - Completed: No - Updated: 31 Jan 2023 / 13 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry has been found. Severus has alternatives to a gruesome death as a result of imminent torture in public.

It's a cloudy day at the beach.

Takes Place: 7th Year, 8 - Post Hogwarts (young adult Harry) - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Out of Character Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Snape Equal Status to Harry > Foes Snape and Harry
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Character Death, Out of Character, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 Nov 2022 / 24 Nov 2022
Series: None - 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: 77 - Completed: No - Updated: 06 Nov 2022 / 15 Nov 2020
Series: Choices We Made Universe - Challenges: None
When Harry was snatched and being hold in a cell by the death eaters, Snape is ordered to rescue him by any means.
As they recover, truths and revelations come to the surface. Along with matters of conflicts, family, duties and guilt.
The boy who lived, chained by a prophecy. And the spy, whose life soon to be owned thrice. Despite their grievances, their similarities create an unlikely bond between them.
“Without the sun, the moon, too, shall lose it’s light.” (Story starts at summer after year 4, and will continue till the end of deathly hallows)

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Kidnapped, Kidnapped!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Character Death, Emotional Abuse, Out of Character, Panic attack, Physical Abuse, Profanity, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 15 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Oct 2022 / 12 Apr 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Troy Prather is the most popular writer this year. He's also a student at Hogwarts with a lightning bolt scar. That's right. Troy Prather is actually Harry Potter. Lost and alone with no way to be heard and everyone believing him to be a liar, He's turned to writing under the pen name, Troy Prather, and for the first time, Snape seems to like him. Not that he knows it of course.

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: Depressed Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Big Brother Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Character Bashing
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 17 Oct 2022 / 04 Oct 2022
Series: None - Challenges: Snape's New Favorite Morning Read
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 - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Neglect, Profanity, Rape
Chapters: 23 - Completed: No - Updated: 07 Sep 2022 / 21 Aug 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Harry's first year at Hogwarts is over and now that Severus is his guardian, he'll be going home with the professor for the summer and any previous misunderstandings regarding their relationship are long in the past.

Right?

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in which Severus and Harry both must confront their own personal demons.

Takes Place: 2nd summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Adoption, Hufflepuff!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Sexual Abuse
Chapters: 5 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 04 Jul 2022 / 08 May 2022
Series: that's the thing about illicit affairs - Challenges: None
Lily is a mother, she had to make a choice. Severus is a spy, he gave it all for his former best friend, but to what end?

How could this possibly end?

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Out of Character Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Out of Character, Profanity, Romance/Het
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 02 May 2022 / 02 May 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Rated: T - Warnings: Out of Character
Chapters: 16 - Completed: No - Updated: 20 Feb 2022 / 07 Mar 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None

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