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Hey guys, Sam here! Here are some things I just want ya'll to know about me and what I have planned for my stories.



-My name is Sam, and I would appreciate it if you referred to me by that name.

-I am a Hufflepuff and Thunderbird (offically sorted) and my Patronus is a Mastiff Dog

-Harry Potter is one of my top favorite series, right up there next to Percy Jackson and the Olympians/Heroes of Olympus/Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard

-I absolutely love writing. It's one of my escapes along with music

-I am an artist and plan on going to a college for animation

-If art college does not work out, I plan on becoming a detective or going into criminal justice  

-I also plan on creating my own comic book and publishing it (WIP as of now) 

-I am a very slow writer. I plan out each story chapter by chapter (or try to) then I write it all out at once. If I don't like the way a story is going, it normally results in multiple do-overs, which makes updating constantly on a schedule very difficult. 

-My Archiveofourown name is Shezza_Cumberbatch and my Tumblr is that-one-new-pokemon.  

-Thanks to the lovely starangel2106, my username has been officially changed. I used to be SamuelWinchester, so don't be confused why I'm suddenly not on the author's page anymore under that name. Just head on over to the T's instead. =)


I am fully aware that Another Life Lead and Wings of Sun have taken ages to update. The reason for that is I have completely lost interest in the stories and thier plots. So for now, consider them on hold until further notice. 

With Another Life Lead, I had published it earlier than intended due to a preview error and since you all liked what I published, I went ahead and posted the rest of what I had written at that time. Now, I have completely forgotten what I was going to write for the rest of the story. Until I can remember and compltely finish, there will be no update. It will take a lot of time, perhaps years, but I hope you can wait just a bit longer. 

With Wings of Sun, I absolutely hate what I have written. I still love the concept and challenge that Mellow Moon has written, but I hate how I wrote it out and how I responded to the challenge. Due to long times between updates and poor planning on my part, I have forgotten what the original plot was, so I just wrote down whatever came into my head, resulting in the jumbled mess I have now. So, what I am going to do is completely rewrite the story, with a whole new plot. The new story will be called Birds of a Feather and will take some time to write. As of now, it is still in the beginning stages of planning and will take a lot of time to finish. I will keep up Wings of Sun, so you can continue to read it at your leisure, just dont expect any updates. 


I also have a few stories that have been running around in my head for quite a while. For some, I've begun writing, while for others, I'm still planning out chapters and finishing the plot before writing. Im going to go ahead and put the summaries and tags here below, just so you know what to expect and what to look forward to. It may take a long time, but I will get these stories out!


Upcoming Stories: (In no particular order)


Plague War: Set during Fifth Year: When Harry thought about it, he always thought the end of the world would end in fire and brimstone and chaos. He never thought it would end with Voldemort's reign. He always thought they would beat him, that any chance Voldemort had at taking down the Wizarding World would end in failure. He thought wrong. Voldemort sent a sign, and he's coming back with a powerful weapon. Soon. Now, with only three months until the inevitable, Harry, Ron, Hermione, their ever friendly Potions Master, and an unlikely ally must find all of the Horcruxes and deafeat Voldemort before it is too late. (WIP STARTED WRITING BUT UNFINISHED)(Genre: Action/Adventure. Tags: Alternate Universe)


Order for Two: Set in the summer before Fifth Year: Response to Summer Job challenge by njjj: When Vernon loses his job, the Dursleys and Harry move to a cheaper location in order to continue to afford living. To help pay bills, Harry gets a part-time job as a waiter at their new local restaurant and is very surprised when one day while working he comes face to face with his irate Potions professor. Now, not only does Harry have to survive the summer with his family, he now also has to try and keep one of his darkest secrets from his new neighbor. (STILL IN BEGINNING STAGES OF PLANNING)(Genre: Family, Drama. Tags: Snape-meets-Dursleys)


Black Lion: Set during Fifth Year: There are other kinds of Weres besides Werewolves. It's just Harry's luck he has to find out the hard way. (STILL IN BEGINNING STAGES OF PLANNING)(Genre: Drama, Hurt/Comfort. Tags: Creature!fic)


His Name Is Harry: Set during First Year: Harry Potter is not what everyone expects. Petunia expects a well-behaved neice who dresses in skirts and doesn't talk back. The Wizarding World expects Harriet Potter, a classy, regal girl who lives up to The-Girl-Who-Lived title. When Harry shows up at Hogwarts, scruffy, temperamental, and demanding to be called a boy, nobody knows what to do with "her". That is, until a certain Potions Master steps in, and suddenly Harry's life takes a sharp turn in a better direction. Transgender!Harry. (STILL IN BEGINNING STAGES OF PLANNING) (Genre: Hurt/Comfort, Family. Tags: Alternate Universe, Girl!Harry) 


The New Snape on the Block: Set during Summer before Fifth Year, During Fifth Year: Response to Snape Twin challenge by JAWorley and Uncle Snape challenge by That_One_New_PokemonWhen a man moves in a house down the road from Privet Drive the summer before his fifth year, Harry is shocked to learn it is Snape. But not just any Snape. Septimus Snape, Severus Snape's older twin brother, is the new Muggle Studies professor and newest resident on the block. Much to the Potion Master's dismay, Harry winds up forming a friendship with the new teacher, and he makes his displeasure known. But when the whirlwind of fifth year, Umbridge, and trying to keep the Dursley's treatment away from Septimus begin to take its toll, the two Snapes must come together and help Harry before it is too late. (STILL IN BEGINNING STAGES OF PLANNING) (Genre: Family, Hurt/Comfort, Drama. Tags: Adoption, Sibling Addition, Snape-Meets-Dursleys)


The Lupin Safe Home for Abused Werewolves: Set pre-Hogwarts: Five years ago, Harry Potter went missing, and was presumed dead by Aurors. No one knew where he had gone, but when the Order stumbles across an underground werewolf fighting ring, they find him, Turned and made to fight for his captors' amusement. With ten other rescued werewolf pups and a newly Turned Snape, things are bound to get interesting for poor old Remus. (STILL IN BEGINING STAGES OF PLANNING) (Genre: Family, Hurt/Comfort. Tags: Adoption, Creature!fic, Werewolf!Harry, Werewolf!Snape)



That is all I have planned for now. I hope you enjoy the stories that I have written so far and please please please review! It means a lot to hear feedback! =)


*~Sam out~* 

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The Sorting Hat intentionally sorted several students into the wrong House. When it decides that it is time to correct that error or risk the fate of the world, Harry Potter's life is thrown upside down. Can he find solace in his new House, or are the wounds on his soul just too deep to heal?

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Resorting, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Profanity, Self harm, Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 19 Jun 2008 / 29 May 2008
Series: None - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 1: Disillusioned 28 Feb 2017
Reviewer: That_One_New_Pokemon (Signed)
    I'm kind of thinking that perhaps it was a boggart or something, judging by her 180 in emotions. Either that, or someone is certainly doing some spell work. I like this story. I hope you eventually come back to it.

Book two in the Outcast's Alley series. Having accepted his place in the Court, Tobias must learn how to fulfill it, as well as handle new revelations about his parentage.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Creature!fic
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Snape Equal Status to Harry > Foes Snape and Harry
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 3 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 Dec 2016 / 24 Sep 2010
Series: Outcast's Alley Series - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 3: Among Friends 13 Dec 2016
Reviewer: SamuelWinchester (Signed)
    I absolutely adore this series. Just found it today and spent the whole day reading the previous story and this one. I love where this is going and can't wait for an update! :)

What happens when a brain damaged Harry and a transgender Hermione both get sorted into Slytherin? Snape's not sure, but he thinks it's likely to be an interesting term. This story follows various first years through the trials of their first year

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect
Chapters: 24 - Completed: No - Updated: 29 May 2016 / 31 Oct 2011
Series: None - Challenges: Minor Canon Character
Title: Chapter 24: Hermes 26 Jan 2017
Reviewer: That_One_New_Pokemon (Signed)
    I absolutely love how you wrote Hermes. As a Transgender person myself, I can fully understand how he feels and the struggles he's going through. If only transitioning in the Muggle world was as easy as it was in the Wizarding World!

Why does Harry's plan to help Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes involve a Niffler? Harry gets more than he bargained for when he sets out to help George keep the store open after the Final Battle.

Takes Place: 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 13 Jun 2012 / 13 Jun 2012
Series: None - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 1: Chapter 1 29 Jun 2015
Reviewer: SamuelWinchester (Signed)
    This is amazing. One of my favorite stories on this site. Love it!

    Author's Response: Thanks for saying so! I loved the concept, and I had tremendous fun writing this story. Many thanks for reading and reviewing! 😊

It would appear that everything bad happens to Harry Potter. He just can't seem to catch a break. Thus, once again, he's dealt a bad hand. Forced to stay within ten feet of the man who seems to hate him even more than Voldemort himself, Harry must struggle to survive - if not physically, then definitely emotionally. But sometimes in the hardest of times, one can learn things that were never imagined possible. Can Harry and Severus learn to look past the masks and see the true heart behind it?

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 22 - Completed: No - Updated: 14 Feb 2017 / 11 Jan 2014
Series: None - Challenges: Teacher Attack!, Multiple Challenges, Harry's Rant, Joined at the Hip, Secrets
Title: Chapter 20: Chapter Twenty: Her Last Detention 24 Jan 2017
Reviewer: SamuelWinchester (Signed)
    Oh, I absolutely love this story. I really love the slow build of trust that you write between Harry and Severus. Can't wait for an update--what a place to leave off on!

Written for the Familial Confusion challenge by Nightshade sydneylover150. It was just a bad dream, right? . . . Right?

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Out of Character
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 01 Mar 2014 / 28 Feb 2014
Series: None - Challenges: Familial Confusion
Title: Chapter 1: A Twisted Family Tree 01 Jun 2015
Reviewer: SamuelWinchester (Signed)
    Ha! This is perfect

Harry is a survivor in the harsh world of his un-loving family. All he truly desires is to be a normal boy. It appears that Hogwarts offers all that he desires but he quickly learns that despite what he wants everyone else expects him to be a hero. This is Severitus, Hogwarts first year, AU. British spelling is used. Story is completely written so this will not be abandoned.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Neglect
Chapters: 30 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 27 Jul 2014 / 17 Jul 2014
Series: None - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 30: Chapter 30 01 Apr 2017
Reviewer: That_One_New_Pokemon (Signed)
    This is a great story!

    Author's Response: Thank you!

Bitten by Lupin as a teen as a result of Sirius’ prank, Severus Snape strongly opposes the idea of taking in James’ son. That is, until he sees the way the Dursley family treat the werewolf cub. It will be a long road, but can Harry and Severus heal each other?

Takes Place: 0 - Before Harry is born, 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Creature!fic, Injured!Harry, Physical Impairment, Snape-meets-Dursleys, Werewolf!Harry, Werewolf!Snape, Werewolves
Categories: Healer Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 7 - Completed: No - Updated: 03 Oct 2015 / 27 Jun 2015
Series: Bats in the Belfry - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 7: Potential Problems 15 Apr 2017
Reviewer: That_One_New_Pokemon (Signed)
    I need more!! AH this is so good! Love it!!

Bats are renowned as the only mammals capable of maintaining true and sustained flight, and are highly skilled fliers due to their unique abilities. It would only make sense then for Hogwarts' own dungeon bat to have these same skills. Even so, Harry still didn't understand how he had come to be in this situation, challenging one Professor Snape on the Quidditch pitch. Oneshot

Takes Place: 5th Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 09 Jan 2016 / 05 Jan 2016
Series: None - Challenges: None
Title: Chapter 1: Cleansweep Eleven 24 Jan 2017
Reviewer: SamuelWinchester (Signed)
    Wow! This is an amazing story! I was surprised to see it was your first! I absolutely loved it! I loved the way you described everything. It made me feel like I was there with them!

Hogwarts offers an informational meeting for all the muggle-raised first years. Harry decides to go. The only trouble is that his relatives would never take him.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Stern Snape
Tags: Runaway, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Neglect
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 09 Apr 2017 / 04 Apr 2017
Series: None - Challenges: Parent informational meeting
Title: Chapter 1: A New World 10 Apr 2017
Reviewer: That_One_New_Pokemon (Signed)
    Ooh! I like this! A sequel, maybe? I would love to see how Snape takes him shopping, or even Harry's sorting now that he's met a real Slytherin.

    Author's Response: Thank you! I am happy you enjoyed it. I will think about it. The possibility is there ;)

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