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Snape Flavour: Desperate Snape
 


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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: 8 - Completed: No - Updated: 05 Feb 2023 / 01 Feb 2023
Series: None - Challenges: None
Ronald is on a highly dangerous mission to go after the Hufflepuff's cup against Harry's adamant wishes. Harry is devastated and Severus shares a secret recipe.

Takes Place: 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Out of Character, Panic attack, Profanity, Romance/Slash
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 28 Nov 2022 / 28 Nov 2022
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
In desperate need of funds, Snape begrudgingly pawned the watch his mother had given him when he came of age, but he'd still recognize it anywhere. When he sees that Harry Potter has donned this all these years later, he is willing to do whatever it takes to retrieve it.

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: Desperate Snape
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Misc > All written in Snape's POV
Rated: K - Warnings: Self-harm
Chapters: 5 - Completed: No - Updated: 27 Oct 2022 / 18 Oct 2022
Series: None - Challenges: Pawnshop
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
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

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