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Snape Flavour: Desperate Snape
 


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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
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: 75 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Sep 2022 / 15 Nov 2020
Series: Choices We Made Universe - Challenges: None
Summoned from the canon universe at his moment of death Snape lands in a world where he never delivered the prophecy. While he's adjusting to life as a husband, father to a quirky little girl, and step-father to a different Harry, wizards start disappearing forcing him to put his animosity aside and work with the most unlikely team to help bring down a villain worse than Voldemort.

Takes Place: 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape, Out of Character Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Injured!Harry, Physical Impairment, Sibling Addition, Time Travel
Categories: Parental Snape > Stepfather Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Out of Character
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Aug 2022 / 15 Oct 2021
Series: None - 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
What will happen when Professor Snape finds out some startling truths about the boy who lived, can the truth change his cold heart and can he truly heal him when arrives at Hogwarts in a much worse state then anyone could have imagined or is it to little to late?

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Injured!Harry
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Character Death, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse
Chapters: 3 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 19 Feb 2022 / 18 Feb 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Alternative ending to Not Enough Time starting at the end of Chapter 1. Having seen Harry Potter in a new light can Severus manage to save the boy who lived

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Adoption, Alternate Universe, Injured!Harry, Time Travel
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse
Chapters: 4 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 19 Feb 2022 / 18 Feb 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Something strange is happening at Hogwarts, and Severus Snape is determined to find out what. Harry’s acting strange, Dumbledore seems oddly aloof about the whole situation and… wait, haven’t they done this day already? Several times?

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Desperate Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 27 Jan 2022 / 05 Oct 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Groundhog Day At Hogwarts
Danger looms over the wizarding world as Grippe seizes the world. Everything seems dull and desolate. What will Harry now do to save the world when his skills in wand waving is of no use? How will it affect Harry and Snape's relation? Will this time of crisis bring them closer?

Takes Place: 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Desperate Snape
Tags: Hospitalization, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Fic Fests > Winter fest 2021
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Jan 2022 / 07 Jan 2022
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus is in big trouble. He doesn't have any kids, but he's supposed to be bringing his son to Christmas to meet his family, who he's been estranged from for twelve or thirteen (or more) years. Harry ends up being that pretend son. Challenge by JAWorley.

Takes Place: 2nd Year - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape
Tags: Disguised!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 10 Dec 2021 / 03 Dec 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Just Pretending (For Christmas)
They're stranded in the middle of nowhere, on the run, in the biting cold of a ceaseless winter. Severus has to make sure Potter survives.

No matter the cost.

** my response to this year's Winter Fest 2021**

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Incognito!Harry, Incognito!Snape, Runaway
Categories: Fic Fests > Winter fest 2021, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Out of Character, Panic attack, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Nov 2021 / 21 Nov 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None

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