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Focus: Books Harry Potter, Since: 11-22-09
Founder: Pink Bismuth - Stories: 55 - Followers: 13 - Staff: 1 - id: 76113
Stories with abused, ill, depressed, betrayed, and/or manipulated Harry getting rescued or helped in any way by anyone, this also includes Harry being rescued and thus raised by someone else. Hurt/Comfort and Angst largely abides here.
Suggestions for fics or requests to become staff would be much appreciated just email to me.

Sticks, Stones and Broken Bones by Littleforest reviews
Harry Potter would never regret running away as a child, but two years living on the hard streets of London had taken its toll. Now almost thirteen, Harry is still struggling to survive when a split-second decision gives him a chance at happiness. But will he take that chance, or will his past haunt him forever? AU story.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 21 - Words: 90,479 - Reviews: 671 - Favs: 949 - Follows: 1,356 - Updated: 8/30/2014 - Published: 7/19/2012 - Harry P., Ron W., Molly W., Arthur W.
Dementors don't leave bruises by ginnyrules27 reviews
Ummm, a scene that I think JKR left out of OotP. Someone had to notice the bruises on Harry's neck, right? ONESHOT! MEANING DON'T PUT THIS ON A STORY ALERT!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,438 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 377 - Follows: 63 - Published: 9/15/2010 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
Scars Never Fade by Rainyrose reviews
What if Sirius found out about the blood quill scars on the back of Harry's hand? A worried godfather vows to do whatever it takes to put a stop to Umbridge's cruel treatment, but Harry refuses to cooperate. AU Fifth Year.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 13,674 - Reviews: 52 - Favs: 151 - Follows: 194 - Updated: 7/3/2011 - Published: 2/5/2011 - Harry P., Sirius B.
Double Looks by charming2drew reviews
HPDM. Alternate Universe. Harry is not the boy who lived, just a regular quiet abused kid with no friends. Until people suddenly want to know who he is as well as a certain Slytherin.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 32 - Words: 71,160 - Reviews: 1521 - Favs: 1,258 - Follows: 664 - Updated: 4/17/2007 - Published: 6/30/2006 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Deepest Reflections by Kurinoone reviews
Harry gets a chance to see what his life would have been like if Wormtail had betrayed them fully that Halloween night. He swaps his universe for the cannon universe. Canon compliant up until the fourth book. Book Three of the Dark Prince Trilogy. H/G AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 45 - Words: 418,604 - Reviews: 4897 - Favs: 2,402 - Follows: 1,252 - Updated: 1/19/2010 - Published: 12/21/2007 - Harry P., James P. - Complete
A Part of Me by Kurinoone reviews
Harry tries to adjust to his new life without Voldemort. But sometimes your past refuses to stay in the past. Book Two of the Dark Prince Trilogy. H/G AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 44 - Words: 271,565 - Reviews: 5296 - Favs: 2,523 - Follows: 841 - Updated: 12/15/2007 - Published: 1/14/2007 - Harry P., James P. - Complete
The Darkness Within by Kurinoone reviews
What if Wormtail hadn't told Lord Voldemort the Potters hideout. What if he took Harry straight to him instead? A Dark Harry fanfic. AU Mild HG
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 65 - Words: 364,868 - Reviews: 7083 - Favs: 6,884 - Follows: 2,006 - Updated: 12/24/2006 - Published: 4/26/2006 - Harry P., Voldemort - Complete
The Stranger at My Door by shizuke reviews
"Have you seen the new neighbour, Vernon? His name is Malfoy," said Petunia with pursed lips. "Apparently, he has a Ferrari." AU, Harry/Draco
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 4 - Words: 15,549 - Reviews: 144 - Favs: 152 - Follows: 310 - Updated: 6/28/2010 - Published: 3/23/2009 - Harry P., Draco M.
The Unlikely Duo by iGymnast reviews
Snape is Harry's father... but where does Draco fit into this crazy puzzle? Severitus with twists, not slash, no Horcruxes, mostly HPB compliant, sorta DH compliant. Rated T for abusive Dursleys and occasional profanity.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 19 - Words: 57,232 - Reviews: 281 - Favs: 230 - Follows: 311 - Updated: 1/3/2010 - Published: 3/18/2008 - Harry P., Severus S.
A Gryffindor Tried and True by Meercat reviews
[COMPLETE] Voldemort discovers Snape's role as a spy. Harry is dying. Severus Snape, Hermione Granger, and Neville Longbottom to the rescue.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 57,339 - Reviews: 609 - Favs: 608 - Follows: 93 - Updated: 7/3/2005 - Published: 2/2/2003 - Complete
One Whole Star by amazonziti reviews
When the Dursleys are killed in an unforeseen car accident, a six year old Harry is shipped off to the only remaining family willing to take him. Chapter Three. WIP.
Crossover - Harry Potter & Buffy: The Vampire Slayer - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 16,061 - Reviews: 222 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 522 - Updated: 5/22/2006 - Published: 9/24/2005 - Harry P.
Rules of the Game by margotllama reviews
AU. Harry, on the night the first letter came, was dumped by the Dursley's in London. Now, three months later, he is found and expected to lead a normal life at Hogwarts. But, where Harry Potter is concerned, can anything be normal? Mild abuse, neglect.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Humor - Chapters: 38 - Words: 115,222 - Reviews: 2279 - Favs: 2,322 - Follows: 3,053 - Updated: 7/24/2010 - Published: 9/11/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
What You've Given Me by notevenhere reviews
After Umbridge's Quill carved words into his skin, Harry kept his silence. Sirius won't allow him to any longer.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,762 - Reviews: 81 - Favs: 497 - Follows: 59 - Published: 1/23/2010 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
River of Dreams by Tajjas reviews
When Severus Snape finds a certain brat-who-lived out after curfew the year after Voldemort's return, it starts a chain of events that he wouldn't have imagined in his wildest dreams. Or nightmares.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 52 - Words: 274,110 - Reviews: 1445 - Favs: 1,359 - Follows: 1,570 - Updated: 10/23/2011 - Published: 1/31/2006 - Severus S., Harry P.
Fear of One's Own Darkness by prone2dementia reviews
A Gryffindor/Slytherin DADA class leads everyone to discover that Harry’s boggart is no longer a Dementor, and that he is not as golden as they’d like to think. An unlikely person, read: Malfoy, comes to his defense. No pairings; HBP noncompliant.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,055 - Reviews: 183 - Favs: 1,216 - Follows: 175 - Updated: 7/8/2010 - Published: 6/7/2009 - Harry P., Draco M. - Complete
Taking Care of Myself by sara ane reviews
When Harry was a little boy he always dreamed of some long lost relative coming and taking him away from the Dursleys. Little did he know that long lost relative would be… himself? AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 12 - Words: 58,191 - Reviews: 629 - Favs: 982 - Follows: 1,348 - Updated: 2/6/2008 - Published: 1/26/2007 - Harry P., Remus L.
Realizations by Wishweaver reviews
Harry returns to Privet Drive after 4th year and finds it...empty! What do you do when you can't go to your friends for help? Additional Story Notes FYI: a. AU Summer before Fifth Year Fic, b. Not particularly fast paced.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 36 - Words: 264,047 - Reviews: 8532 - Favs: 10,351 - Follows: 7,809 - Updated: 11/16/2010 - Published: 3/6/2003 - Harry P.
Family Night by Celebony reviews
As Hogwarts starts a quarterly Family Night, Harry is determined take part. Facing the heartache of looking in all the wrong places, he'll have to discover the true meaning of family, and that sometimes it comes from where you least expect it. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 5 - Words: 33,312 - Reviews: 2142 - Favs: 3,686 - Follows: 620 - Updated: 1/6/2006 - Published: 11/29/2005 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Sticks in a Bundle by 1917farmgirl reviews
“Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable.” - Kenyan Proverb - When Fred and George decide to visit Harry at the Dursleys the summer after OofP, they find something shocking, something that drastically alters the course of events.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Friendship - Chapters: 3 - Words: 18,116 - Reviews: 296 - Favs: 881 - Follows: 1,114 - Updated: 4/3/2010 - Published: 11/9/2009
The Last Gift by Keina Snape reviews
TRANSLATIONHarry receives a very special gift for his 16th birthday, which quickly comes in handy when things get really bad at Privet Drive this summer.But when he finds refuge at Snape's,everything starts to get complicated..No slash, guardian fic
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 51 - Words: 440,274 - Reviews: 1390 - Favs: 1,015 - Follows: 1,139 - Updated: 12/22/2010 - Published: 12/17/2007 - Harry P., Severus S.
Reactions to the Legend by amber-chick reviews
AU Sirius is freed after the tournament and is Harrys guardian. Everything is normal until Harry let something slip making Sirius & Remus realize that they don't know about Harry's first 2 years. Now Harry has to explain all the death defying stunts. Oh dear...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 38,502 - Reviews: 1544 - Favs: 3,001 - Follows: 1,815 - Updated: 3/11/2011 - Published: 3/28/2007 - Harry P., Sirius B. - Complete
The boy in the cupboard under the stairs by Under the Oak Tree reviews
(One-shot)Tribute fic to the authors of HPfics who've realised that Harry's still stuck in his cupboard and needs someone to get him out.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,186 - Reviews: 119 - Favs: 277 - Follows: 35 - Published: 3/5/2004 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
To whom this may concern by MoriasDepths reviews
Worried about an extremely depressed Harry, Dudley sends a letter for help to Dumbledore, even as he reexamines his own life.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,389 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 79 - Follows: 21 - Published: 9/14/2004 - Dudley D., Harry P. - Complete
Luna's Hubby by Meteoricshipyards reviews
7 year old Luna wants a husband, and she wants one now. With the unintended help of her befuddled father, she kidnaps Harry Potter. Idea and 1st chapter by Roscharch's Blot
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Humor - Chapters: 21 - Words: 195,952 - Reviews: 2058 - Favs: 3,857 - Follows: 1,747 - Updated: 1/14/2008 - Published: 5/2/2006 - Harry P., Luna L. - Complete
A Place for Warriors by owlsaway reviews
Dumbledore locks Harry and Snape in the Room of Requirement. Harry's magic works, and Snape's doesn't. Will they kill each other? No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 114,507 - Reviews: 1543 - Favs: 1,719 - Follows: 1,033 - Updated: 5/13/2011 - Published: 6/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
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