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A letter from home sends Harry down a path he'd never have walked on his own. A sixth year fic, this story follows Order of the Phoenix and disregards any canon events that occur after Book 5. Spoilers for the first five books. Have fun!

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Slytherin!Harry, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Neglect, Self harm, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 96 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Sep 2007 / 28 Feb 2007
Series: A Year Like None Other - Challenges: None
Dudley and Harry flee Vernon - to Severus. A different Tom Riddle, Petunia is good. Lucius and Draco are helpful. Albus is a bit misguided. The twins are only a year older than Harry, so I can make them non-Gryffindor.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Profanity
Chapters: 137 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Sep 2014 / 28 Jun 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
A new year means new perils and friendships for Harry, as he faces the Triwizard Tournament, a vengeful Dark Lord's return, and must try and master the secrets of Prince Manor. Can his family and friends help him succeed? Sequel to Heir to Prince Manor!

Takes Place: 4th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Vampires
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Profanity, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 79 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 16 Dec 2011 / 20 May 2009
Series: Prince Manor - Challenges: None
Harry receives a very special gift on his 16th birthday that leads him to the help he needs...Snape is finding respite from his growing pressures and discovers one in need of help. Despite himself, he finds he CAN grow close to another living being. Only..."everything would've been so much simpler if it'd actually been a cat"...

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Creature!fic, Kidnapped, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 51 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Dec 2010 / 09 Dec 2007
Series: None - Challenges: None
At Lily's request, Albus Dumbledore has kept a secret from Severus Snape for 17 years. When Dumbledore learns that this secret plays a vital role in the war, however, it is Snape who is left to deal with the consequences. As Harry's true parentage is revealed, both his and Snape's futures become uncertain. The two must learn to work together in order to survive. PreHBP.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 58 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 Oct 2015 / 28 Jun 2005
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus Snape is a complicated man, but when it comes to protecting Harry Potter's life, there is nothing more simple than succeeding. When Severus finds himself caring for the boy after an attack, how will their relationship change? Snape-Harry mentor fic.

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Animagus!Snape, Kidnapped, Pregnancy, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Neglect, Out of Character, Profanity, Rape, Romance/Het, Romance/Slash, Self harm, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 62 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 10 Feb 2016 / 24 Jun 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
(UPDATED: APR 02 2011) Snape wakes up from a coma to a new world in which Voldemort is dead and gone, defeated by Harry Potter. Deciding he has nothing more to live for, he tries to end his life, but things don't quite work out the way he planned. Harry gets pulled in by Dumbledore to assist with Snape's...little dilemma.

Takes Place: 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Deaging, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Reverse Roles > Parental Harry
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Romance/Het
Chapters: 47 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Aug 2010 / 11 Sep 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
A near tragedy and a shocking discovery lead two bitter enemies to much soul searching and eventual acceptance of each other. Much angst along the way though. Some Ginny and Harry.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Character Death, Profanity, Violence
Chapters: 43 - Completed: No - Updated: 01 Aug 2010 / 14 Jan 2008
Series: None - Challenges: None
Blood magic was supposed to keep Harry safe, but his relatives are expendable. Blood magic was supposed to keep Harry looking like his adoptive father, but it's wearing off. Blood is a bond, but so is the memory of hate -- or love.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Slytherin!Harry, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Drug use, Neglect, Profanity, Romance/Het, Romance/Slash, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 84 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Jan 2010 / 14 Dec 2009
Series: Blood Magic Universe - Challenges: None
Sequel to Broken Wings! Harry & Severus quest for the remaining Horcruxes. Can they fulfill the prophecy of Two Hawks Hunting and destroy Voldemort forever? AU, pre-HBP, HBP/DH noncompliant! No slash, mentor/guardian fic!

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Creature!fic, Kidnapped
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Profanity, Romance/Het, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 63 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 03 May 2010 / 22 May 2009
Series: Broken Wings - Challenges: None

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