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Harry Potter and Severus Snape nonslash stories! SS&HP GEN ONLY (no SS/HP slash). Father and son, teacher, apprentice, mentor, guardian, comrades, enemies, healing, canon, deaging, adoption, Sevitus (biological father Snape), Severitus Challenge, and family stories.

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That Awful Boy by paracosim reviews
Petunia lets slip a twenty-year-old secret, and Dumbledore sends Harry to Spinner's End to study Occlumency early. Severus Snape can see no way in which this could end in catastrophe. Fifth Year AU, Slow Burn Snupin. Cross-posted on Ao3
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 24 - Words: 78,049 - Reviews: 221 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 442 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 6/2/2011 - [Remus L., Severus S.] Harry P.
Other People's Choices by Lomonaaeren reviews
AU. The Sorting Hat doesn't just let the Sword go when it falls on Harry's head in the Chamber, but also Sorts him again, this time into Slytherin. Harry is furious and terrified, and the adults aren't helping much. COMPLETE, sequel to come.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 60 - Words: 191,240 - Reviews: 2362 - Favs: 2,680 - Follows: 3,479 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 12/12/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Sorting Hat - Complete
A Rainbow in the Dark by Alethea27 reviews
What if Severus decides he's going to bring Harry his Hogwarts letter? What if he decides he wants to adopt Harry? This story is AU and NOT canon-compliant! Please read and review. Image is credited to Warner Brothers, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, 2001.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 29 - Words: 157,334 - Reviews: 1272 - Favs: 1,828 - Follows: 2,250 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
Coals of Fire by The Lonely God With a Box reviews
When the saved hates the savior, magic demands justice and forms a slavery bond. Severus has saved Harry's life one too many times and the bond has formed, beyond anyone's power to dissolve. AU, end of 3rd year, summer, 4th year. M for child abuse (Dursleys), corporal punishment (because of the bond), rape, suicidal themes. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 39,484 - Reviews: 189 - Favs: 254 - Follows: 467 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 2/16/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
Second Chances - part 2 by miraleeann reviews
Part two in the Second Chances world. A Harry and Snape father/son story. No romance/no slash. Warning: this story does contain scenes of corporal punishment. AU
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 24 - Words: 100,145 - Reviews: 903 - Favs: 393 - Follows: 596 - Updated: 7/16 - Published: 7/4/2016 - Harry P., Severus S.
Black as the Blood In Our Names by TimeAndLife21 reviews
Regulus was drowning, or at Least he thought he was until a woman of light came to him to offer a second chance. He was thrown unprepared into a new world to save his brother and Harry. Fate has a few things to change, for better or for worst. Blood will be spilled and an Ancient and Nobel House will rise again. Lets just hope that working in the shadows does more good than harm.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 200,078 - Reviews: 543 - Favs: 947 - Follows: 1,336 - Updated: 7/16 - Published: 10/29/2014 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Regulus B.
Desperate Measures by Excuse-me-bitch-did-i-stutter reviews
When an argument in the Dursley household turns deadly, Harry must do whatever it takes to protect himself. As he struggles with guilt over his decisions and the imminent consequences of his actions loom over him, Harry's world is slowly encapsulated in darkness. (Set during Prisoner of Azkaban)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 63,634 - Reviews: 340 - Favs: 340 - Follows: 689 - Updated: 7/16 - Published: 8/9/2017 - Harry P., Ron W., Sirius B., Severus S.
If Things Were Different by angelofjoy reviews
AU: Lily takes life and death in her own hands and goes to the one person she had always trusted, Severus Snape. Now, after her death, he is left to keep his promise and to raise a child on his own. NOTE: nothing in this story is cannon.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 149 - Words: 292,912 - Reviews: 486 - Favs: 526 - Follows: 717 - Updated: 7/14 - Published: 8/13/2009 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
The Veiled Truth by MusicMelis reviews
Severus and Bellatrix were married with a son and about to turn away from the Death Eaters. Voldemort devised a plan to make sure that didn't happen and almost ten years later a secret is revealed about who Harry Potter really is. AU Warning. OOC. Summer before Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 57 - Words: 180,352 - Reviews: 1814 - Favs: 1,863 - Follows: 2,318 - Updated: 7/13 - Published: 10/14/2015 - Harry P., Severus S., Bellatrix L.
The-Girl-Who-Was-Behind-The-Curtain by Professor McGonagal reviews
Harry Potter had a twin sister, who was hidden behind a curtain in the Potter's nursery when Voldemort entered it that fateful night. She was taken away and raised by Severus Snape. The wizarding world as we know it was changed by these facts. The question is: how? Please read enjoy and review! :)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 130 - Words: 753,034 - Reviews: 732 - Favs: 625 - Follows: 719 - Updated: 7/6 - Published: 11/5/2013 - Harry P., Severus S., OC
Benefits of old laws by ulktante reviews
Parts of souls do not go on alone. When Voldemort returns to a body he is much more sane than before and realizes that he cannot go on as he started. Finding some old laws he sets out to reach his goals in another way. Harry will find his world turned upside down once more and we will see how people react when the evil is not acting how they think it should.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 78 - Words: 639,498 - Reviews: 4086 - Favs: 3,732 - Follows: 4,808 - Updated: 7/6 - Published: 10/3/2015 - Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort
Raised Differently (Male version) by Egyptprncssxox reviews
What if Petunia raised Harry as promised as like a son with unexpected help from someone in the wizarding world? What was inside of the trunk that Lily sent to Petunia before she passed away? (Re-typing the chapters to fix some errors that were noticed)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 27 - Words: 111,589 - Reviews: 455 - Favs: 741 - Follows: 998 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 2/10/2014 - [Petunia D., Regulus B.] Harry P., Severus S.
Shake it, Bake it, Brew it by Blackkitten23 reviews
Between trauma after being attacked by Quirrell, harsh comments from Snape and being told he has to go back to the Durselys, Harry has had enough. This summer he starts kicking back and watches as Dumbledore's carefully laid plans for him crumble – Yaoi Boy x Boy
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance - Chapters: 26 - Words: 119,852 - Reviews: 1297 - Favs: 2,322 - Follows: 3,028 - Updated: 7/2 - Published: 7/31/2016 - [Draco M., Harry P.] Severus S.
A Brother to Basilisks by Lomonaaeren reviews
AU of PoA. Eventual HPDM slash. Harry wakes in the night to a voice calling him from somewhere in the castle. He follows it- and everything changes. Updated every Friday.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 129 - Words: 529,168 - Reviews: 3557 - Favs: 3,671 - Follows: 4,301 - Updated: 6/29 - Published: 10/10/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Albus D.
Probate by diva.gonzo reviews
Multi-chapter. In Progress. Harry witnessed Professor Snape's murder, at the hands of Voldemort. The day of the last funeral, he receives some jarring news. His duty after the news will shape his life and career for years to come. Harry's task with Kingsley will alter how he views a man he loathed. Rated T for epithets and some triggering elements. Harry & Ginny only if you squint.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 28,301 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 111 - Updated: 6/23 - Published: 1/15/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort, Kingsley S.
Footsteps by TheGoldenTrio333 reviews
When Harry Potter is sorted into Slytherin, secrets come to light and Harry shows that he is anything but what the wizarding world expected. Steps are taken in both the right and wrong directions by everyone involved and Harry might just find what he's been searching for all his life: someone to guide his footsteps. AU. Adoption fic.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 14 - Words: 53,195 - Reviews: 250 - Favs: 503 - Follows: 840 - Updated: 6/21 - Published: 7/5/2013 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Serpent's Gaze by DictionaryWrites reviews
The pride of a Slytherin is in his resource and cunning, and in the serpent's discerning gaze. Slytherin!Harry, assorted ships. Heavy violence. No Lord Potter, no creature inheritance, no bashing - AU plots (no Riddle diary, no Department of Mysteries, no manipulative!Dumbledore, no Horcruxes). Character-focused and plot-heavy. Cross-posted to Ao3. POV between HP and SS.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Humor - Chapters: 124 - Words: 352,581 - Reviews: 913 - Favs: 1,177 - Follows: 1,546 - Updated: 6/14 - Published: 4/14/2016 - Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S.
My Dark Protector by DebsTheSlytherinSnapefan reviews
A Dark Protector rescues Harry from the abyss that he has only ever known. When Severus gets to Harry he isn't what they would have previously hoped. Life hasn't been kind to him, will Harry take to the magical world or will he always fear everything around him? Either way, Harry had a long way to go before they could determine this.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 34 - Words: 133,888 - Reviews: 2365 - Favs: 2,261 - Follows: 2,796 - Updated: 6/13 - Published: 1/16/2008 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Albus D.
Common Interests by Snapegirlkmf reviews
Sequel to Common Ground. After Halloween, Snape and Harry begin to bond even more as they discover some common interests. But will it stand the test of time . . .and can Sev protect Harry from the evil that stalks him? AU, Sev/Harry mentor/guardian story. Complete!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 51 - Words: 291,323 - Reviews: 3318 - Favs: 1,553 - Follows: 1,724 - Updated: 6/10 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Family by Necessity by ArithmancerProof reviews
AU from the end of OotP. Dumbledore decides that Harry must go into hiding to ensure his safety, and Hermione insists on accompanying him. Dumbledore's plan? Harry and Hermione are to be magically adopted by Snape, becoming his children legally, magically, and physically. My version of the Snape-adopts-Harry story.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 13 - Words: 61,160 - Reviews: 326 - Favs: 456 - Follows: 845 - Updated: 5/31 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S.
The Snape Family Saga and the Chamber of Secrets by REDHEAD1805 reviews
Snape, Bella, Harry and Hermione return to Prince Manor after the events of Year One. Can they re-adjust to life together, how will Ron survive a visit to Snapes house and what will happen when they return to Hogwarts for their second year.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 7 - Words: 40,218 - Reviews: 65 - Favs: 84 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 2/3/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., OC
A Thousand Words by Ailee17 reviews
Harry never could have predicted how much his life would change after making a surprising discovery at the Dursley household the summer before Second Year. The young wizard returns to school looking for answers, and ends up finding a whole lot more. Snape/Harry mentor fic. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 44 - Words: 114,489 - Reviews: 1748 - Favs: 2,436 - Follows: 4,012 - Updated: 5/18 - Published: 1/4/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Unraveling of Secrets by Dude1231 reviews
Severitus. Placed in the summer between first and second year. Severus is surprised when a house-elf named Dobby comes to get him when Harry Potter is in danger, but his surprise is nothing compared to what he finds out in the coming hours after rescuing the boy. What will happen when everything he had thought he had known is proven to be wrong?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 100,797 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 492 - Follows: 740 - Updated: 5/17 - Published: 5/18/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
Harry Potter, age 8 by RainCityWriter reviews
This is a story of what could have happened if the Dursleys had died when Harry was eight years old and Snape had taken over his guardianship. Warning, there will be parental, non-sexual spanking of a child. The sequel is started: Harry Potter, age 9.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 18 - Words: 39,606 - Reviews: 254 - Favs: 635 - Follows: 326 - Updated: 5/16 - Published: 3/31/2015 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
A Chance at Love by Severus Draconis Potter reviews
*No Slash* When an accident in potions causes imaginable damage to 3 different boys, perceptions start to change. One in particular of a dark and stern man, as truths start to come to light. How does one heal and move on from something like this? Who is left the task of picking up the pieces? Set in 3rd year, AU
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 138,847 - Reviews: 442 - Favs: 672 - Follows: 930 - Updated: 5/16 - Published: 2/22/2015 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Neville L.
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