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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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The Long Road Home by Prunus padus reviews
When Snape inadvertently makes himself a child abductor he incurs the wrath of both Dumbledore and Voldemort. One Harry Potter isn't particularly pleased either, but a tentative alliance forms when Harry and Snape embark on the long and winding journey home. Following OotP. Snape mentors Harry.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 15 - Words: 53,238 - Reviews: 103 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 139 - Updated: 6/9 - Published: 10/20/2018 - Harry P., Severus S.
Birthday Surprise by mandancie reviews
A birthday story for my Supernatural beta, AlElizabeth. She asked for a story where Harry received an anonymous gift from someone before he goes to Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 2 - Words: 5,758 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 35 - Follows: 61 - Updated: 6/7 - Published: 5/10 - Harry P., Severus S.
Mirror by FED-NS reviews
When Harry Potter was three, he discovered that love was overestimated. But still had hope. When Harry was five, he found out that hope was also a bad feeling. At least he could fight back. When he was seven, he grew smart enough to keep his power in total control. And secret. And now, nothing changed. He still was alone. And still hunted. Super!Potter. Snape's alive. Year eight.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 70,117 - Reviews: 18 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 6/7 - Published: 10/23/2019 - Harry P., Severus S.
To live a life by FMPtrumpets reviews
Harry's been feeling like something was being kept from him for a while... he just didn't expect the goblins to be the ones to rescue him from the Dursleys and explain. Bad Dumbledore, good Snape, slightly manipulated but still good Weasley's.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 32 - Words: 214,348 - Reviews: 646 - Favs: 2,072 - Follows: 2,878 - Updated: 6/6 - Published: 7/5/2017 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Hedwig
Pint Sized by virgo743 reviews
Deaged to 12 and sent to Grimmuald Place for the winter holidays, Severus struggles to stay out of the way of the people he shares a mutual hatred with, but certain nosy Gryffindors and manipulative Slytherins aren't letting him. With war on the horizon, Severus must decide where his loyalties lie and who to trust if anyone. After all no one truly cares for him, right?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 16 - Words: 28,004 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 246 - Follows: 437 - Updated: 6/1 - Published: 2/26/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S.
My Little Runaway by BlueRowley reviews
After Harry Potter runs away from his relatives' home for the sixth time, Albus decides something drastic must happen. Instead of sending a friendly witch from family services like he had done before, he sends Severus Snape in hopes of scaring the boy into staying put. But when a storm interferes with plans, Severus realizes why Harry runs away and a change of plans ensues.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 19 - Words: 102,487 - Reviews: 507 - Favs: 777 - Follows: 1,196 - Updated: 5/30 - Published: 10/22/2017 - Harry P., Severus S.
Love Makes a Family by MusicMelis reviews
Voldemort was defeated at the Potter's house in Godric's Hollow but Harry is still potentially in danger. Put with his relatives for his safety, Harry was five when Severus Snape rescued him from his abusive relatives. Adopted by Snape, their family grows when Snape and Narcissa get engaged and Harry, now eleven, adjusts to the idea of having Draco as a brother.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 18 - Words: 53,065 - Reviews: 298 - Favs: 346 - Follows: 559 - Updated: 5/27 - Published: 10/16/2019 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Narcissa M.
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: 16 - Words: 74,966 - Reviews: 438 - Favs: 664 - Follows: 1,139 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 9/29/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S.
Second Chances - part 3 by AnonHPWriter reviews
Part three 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: 5 - Words: 35,250 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 138 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 5/26 - Published: 1/21 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Reconciliation & The Journey by waitingondaisies reviews
After Dumbledore's death, Hogwarts has to be evacuated to ensure a proper turnover of the wards. With Bellatrix still on the loose, Harry has little desire to endanger his friends by going home with them, so he resigns himself to a terrible holiday spent with the Dursleys. Thankfully, Severus has been on the alert ever since he uncovered bits and pieces of Harry's childhood.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 38,753 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 181 - Follows: 304 - Updated: 5/25 - Published: 2/16 - Harry P., Severus S., Minerva M. - Complete
The Best Affinities by caesara reviews
At Hogwarts, Harry is nothing special. In the summer, he's free labor in his aunt's Loan-Out-Unwanted-Nephews-As-Gardeners Business. But one potions master with a rare gift recognizes something in Harry that could be trained for greatness. AU. Apprentice!Fic
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 9 - Words: 25,264 - Reviews: 79 - Favs: 231 - Follows: 373 - Updated: 5/24 - Published: 7/22/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., OC
Growing Legacy by DebsTheSlytherinSnapefan reviews
Sequel to Fixing Past Mistakes. Now that the past mistakes had been fixed what of the future? Will Harry be able to secure a growing legacy as he ages? Will Dumbledore find out who they are and make life uncomfortable or will he only realize who they were when they are gone never to be seen again...what about Voldemort? Has he already returned working in the shadows or not?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 11 - Words: 55,499 - Reviews: 1180 - Favs: 2,871 - Follows: 4,700 - Updated: 5/24 - Published: 6/27/2017 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
Vampires, Werewolf, and An Old Coot by mandancie reviews
This story is AU. Creature story. Vampire!Severus
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 12 - Words: 29,063 - Reviews: 148 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 206 - Updated: 5/22 - Published: 3/6/2016 - Harry P., Remus L., Severus S., Albus D.
Its Bloody Better by VeeGrahams reviews
"I don't give a crap what's changed, this is better, it's bloody better," He dared to change things, they dared to follow him! Time-Turner Fic, Severitus, De-Ageing
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 38,381 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 169 - Follows: 331 - Updated: 5/20 - Published: 10/5/2017 - [Lily Evans P., Severus S.] Harry P., Ron W.
Makes the Wind: A Lamb Before the Slaughter by MerryMandolin reviews
Seeking desperately to become the hero the Order needs, it becomes more and more clear to Harry how dangerous that prospect is. But, in a life fraught with crisis and tragedy, what's just a little more? [ Canon-divergent, adoption/family, blood politics, mental illness/PTSD, developing relationships ] [ Also on AO3 ]
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 16 - Words: 305,243 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 34 - Follows: 71 - Updated: 5/20 - Published: 12/11/2018 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., OC
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: 30 - Words: 162,596 - Reviews: 1390 - Favs: 2,244 - Follows: 2,706 - Updated: 5/19 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
Not Too Late by tess4aria reviews
Sevitus. Snape's memories reveal more than Harry could ever have imagined. DH final battle/ epilogue non-compliant. Lily/Sev
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 5 - Words: 26,885 - Reviews: 41 - Favs: 107 - Follows: 88 - Updated: 5/18 - Published: 9/15/2011 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Many Happy Returns by Sadsnail reviews
Severitus. Harry Potter did not go home after his first year, he was listened to and sent to live with Snape. This is his first birthday with Snape.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,519 - Reviews: 11 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 25 - Published: 5/18 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
When Push Comes To Shove by Hogwartsletters reviews
A one-shot where Professor Snape is Harry Potter's legal guardian and had been so since the end of his first year. It is the end of the Quidditch match and Gryffindor has won but Draco is determined to ruin their happiness. AU Warning: Will contain spanking of a teenager - Please do not read if this offends you.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,957 - Reviews: 6 - Favs: 39 - Follows: 21 - Published: 5/16 - Harry P., Severus S.
Crime and Punishment by mlocatis reviews
Harry is accused of burglary. The Dursleys leave him to rot. Dumbledore sends Snape to remedy the situation. Harry finds himself in the care of an irate Snape. Not slash, gen-fic w/ focus on Sevitus relationship. Angst galore. Warnings: language, mentions of abuse/neglect. Un-betaed, un-Britpicked, unapologetic.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 156,031 - Reviews: 933 - Favs: 947 - Follows: 1,412 - Updated: 5/15 - Published: 5/29/2018 - Harry P., Severus S.
Forsaken Scion by KneazleGriff reviews
Eleven years ago, a child of prophecy was born under a shroud of secrecy. A complex web of deception kept the boy and his father safe, shielding them not only from danger, but from truths too painful to reveal. Unfortunately, that web of deception also deprived them of the one thing they both needed most. Each other. Harry/Snape Severitus fic. Warnings inside.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 45,759 - Reviews: 122 - Favs: 168 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 5/15 - Published: 4/17/2014 - Harry P., Severus S.
Child of Mine by AnonHPWriter reviews
A story consisting of various scenes involving Harry with Snape as his guardian. This story is co-written with Ethulinda. This story also contains the spanking of a minor. No romance/no slash. AU.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 95 - Words: 443,289 - Reviews: 1721 - Favs: 357 - Follows: 343 - Updated: 5/10 - Published: 12/14/2018 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
When Pigs Fly by BooksR4ever reviews
(James x Severus) Severus had always believed that romance wasn't for him. Everyone else believed him to be filthy death eater scum, and he agreed, never fathoming the concept of someone liking him enough to actually pursue a relationship with him. Until one fine day in sixth year, when he finds himself with a small, three year old child clinging to his right leg, calling him Papa.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,134 - Reviews: 29 - Favs: 106 - Follows: 200 - Updated: 5/9 - Published: 4/6 - Harry P., James P., Severus S., Marauders
Second Chances Reality: Monster from the Chamber by BlueRowley reviews
During his second year at Hogwarts, Harry discovers a mysterious egg in the Chamber of Secrets. What hatches from it leads to one adventure he'll never forget. With help from his friends, will Harry be able to tame the monster – and hide it from the school? The Sequel to To Have a Second Chance.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 33 - Words: 153,427 - Reviews: 277 - Favs: 162 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 5/8 - Published: 9/2/2017 - Harry P., Severus S.
More Than One Way to Skin a Cat by AverageFish reviews
Severus remembered dying—that last hopeless look into Lily green eyes. Now he's back in the past, inexplicably in the infant body of Harry Potter. Oh, and there's something wrong with Dudley. Weirdness ensues. A different time travel fix-it. Likely the oddest Severitus you'll ever read. Inspired by Path of Decision—I See the Moon—Athey's Rebirth. Betad by Eider Down. Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 30 - Words: 41,951 - Reviews: 523 - Favs: 597 - Follows: 763 - Updated: 5/8 - Published: 5/11/2019 - Harry P., Severus S., Dudley D. - Complete
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