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Snape Flavour: Desperate Snape
 


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Once upon a time a new headmaster dragged a young man in his charge back from the depths of darkness. Now, years later, another boy has turned up to school in poor shape and the Headmaster thinks it’s time for Severus Snape to pay forward what was once done for him, even if said Potions Master goes kicking and screaming all the way. Written for round two of the 2019 Tri-W tournament (even though it’s submitted late).

Takes Place: 0 - Before Harry is born, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Fic Fests > Tri-Writing Tournament 2019 > Round Two
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Bullying, Neglect, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 3 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Nov 2019 / 14 Nov 2019
Series: None - Challenges: None
One foggy Halloween day, the Dursley family visit a circus. Harry, left to his own devices, goes to a 'Spooky Tent' where, among other exhibits, he sees a cursed photograph. Is it fake? Or is the black-robed man in the photo really a living person, forever trapped in a photo?

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Fic Fests > Tri-Writing Tournament 2019 > Round Two
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 5 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 01 Nov 2019 / 28 Oct 2019
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: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 31 Oct 2019 / 28 Apr 2015
Series: None - Challenges: None
Five-year-old Harry has a delicious surprise for Severus, and Mr. Scarecrow is about to attend his first Halloween party ever.

*Fic Submission for the first annual Tri-Writing Tournament. (Second Round)

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - 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, Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Fic Fests > Tri-Writing Tournament 2019 > Round Two
Rated: K+ - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 20 Oct 2019 / 20 Oct 2019
Series: None - Challenges: None
A potion carefully brewed on Halloween opens the Veil between the living and the dead. What will Lily say to Harry and Severus?

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Fic Fests > Tri-Writing Tournament 2019 > Round Two
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 17 Oct 2019 / 17 Oct 2019
Series: None - Challenges: None
Sirius gets to babysit a small Harry for the first time, Snape shows up with unexpected news and the cat turns blue.

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: Baby fic
Categories: Healer Snape, Misc > No category on the site fits
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 26 Sep 2019 / 26 Sep 2019
Series: None - Challenges: None
“Alright guys, you can officially start the dad jokes now.”

It was funny how different things had been when they were young, limited, and to be frank…complete morons. It wasn’t as funny when they were living it. They wouldn’t have done any differently if given a chance, looking back, James thought he knew that much.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Mean Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Pregnancy, Werewolves
Categories: Healer Snape, Misc > No category on the site fits
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Profanity, Romance/Het, Romance/Slash
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 08 Aug 2019 / 08 Aug 2019
Series: None - Challenges: None
Finding himself kicked out from his house, magick apparently real, and a baby born from drunken mistakes, Severus Snape is having one hell of a week.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Bashing, Drug use, Out of Character
Chapters: 1 - Completed: No - Updated: 30 May 2019 / 30 May 2019
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 - 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: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Apr 2019 / 21 Aug 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus was too late. when he got to their cottage Lily was already dead and Harry, their sweet child, was traumatized to the point of no return. Lucius was at large and the world was unsafe. Leaving Harry with James Potter and his Partner Sirius Black was his only choice as a spy and a father, and Severus couldn't afford to lose.

*Summer fic fest entry*

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts, 3rd Year, 5th summer, 5th Year, 6th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Cruel Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, New Identity!Harry
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Romance/Slash, Violence
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 02 Jan 2019 / 10 Aug 2018
Series: None - Challenges: None

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