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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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Like a Hand in a Flame by flexingrhetoric reviews
Harry is abused by his Uncle Vernon, until one day Snape arrives unexpectedly at the Dursley house and rescues him. Will Harry recover under the less-than-cordial eye of his surly potions professor? What will happen to him now that he can't go home again? AU. Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 31,515 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 471 - Follows: 418 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 4/8/2019 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Breaking the Silence by Crimson Rhage reviews
Harry learned many rules growing up. Above all else he learned that the world did not want to hear him speak, so he decided to not waste his time doing so. When the young boy-who-lived makes it to Hogwarts will the resident Potion's Master be able to look past his own preconceived notions to break past Harry's self-induced silence? abused!Harry, Mentor!Severus, no current pairings
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 9 - Words: 27,114 - Reviews: 101 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 744 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 1/10/2019 - Harry P., Severus S.
Of Herbs, Crowns and Soot - Hiatus by Tayyibe reviews
During 19th century London, Harry Potter falls down the chimney of the apothecary of one Professor Severus Snape, bringing with him dire inconveniences. But not every family is found in blood, and not every story follows the same path. For Harry, Snape and Draco, the truth has never been harsher. A Severitus story, one without magic.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 27 - Words: 142,036 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 97 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 7/21/2020 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., OC
Child of Hogwarts, Part III: The Master of Death by AimeretVivre reviews
Third in the COH series; sequel to 'Part II: The Marauder Legacy.' Follows Harry through the summer and into year four. As the dawn of war draws closer and international students pour into Hogwarts, Harry faces his greatest challenges yet; Severus struggles with the imminent return of an unwanted assignment; and Albus balances the Dark Lords of past and present.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 39 - Words: 478,791 - Reviews: 429 - Favs: 374 - Follows: 545 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 4/24/2017 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
True Heart by mandancie reviews
Starting a new adventure, Harry learns there's more to life than what he's seen.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 29,977 - Reviews: 90 - Favs: 89 - Follows: 157 - Updated: 3/8 - Published: 6/23/2020 - Harry P., 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: 24 - Words: 127,603 - Reviews: 648 - Favs: 976 - Follows: 1,426 - Updated: 3/7 - Published: 10/22/2017 - Harry P., Severus S.
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: 10 - Words: 32,653 - Reviews: 49 - Favs: 199 - Follows: 328 - Updated: 3/7 - Published: 4/6/2020 - Harry P., James P., Severus S., Marauders
O Mine Enemy by Kirby Lane reviews
Harry and Snape are thrown together by annoying relatives, a series of strange dreams, and Voldemort's latest hunt for Harry, but their greatest challenge may well be surviving each other. A slow-burn enemy-to-mentor story. Alt 6th summer, post-OotP.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 61 - Words: 426,691 - Reviews: 2901 - Favs: 1,989 - Follows: 2,362 - Updated: 3/7 - Published: 4/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Rescue and Recovery by phoenixflamepen reviews
Dumbledore and the Order must rescue Harry from Voldemort's clutches, but rescue is only the first battle. His loved ones help him recover from his ordeal, healing a little themselves along the way. Friendship (Ron, Hermione) and mentoring (Dumbledore, Sirius, Remus, etc) themes. 5th year AU, in place of ministry fiasco there is a 6th-year style invasion of Hogwarts.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 22,916 - Reviews: 44 - Favs: 50 - Follows: 79 - Updated: 3/7 - Published: 10/30/2020 - 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.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 71 - Words: 414,692 - Reviews: 3619 - Favs: 2,009 - Follows: 2,058 - Updated: 3/6 - Published: 10/16/2010 - Harry P., Severus S.
Keeping the Light by TheDarkLadyofLight reviews
Something strange was happening to Ron Weasley. Nightmares and weird feelings were becoming a constant. Harry was in the tournament, Hermione was focusing on Harry's survival, and Ron just want to sleep without seeing Harry being tortured against a gravestone. AKA The one where Ron is a seer.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,893 - Reviews: 48 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 208 - Updated: 3/5 - Published: 1/18/2019 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Severus S.
Snapmint by Drxrryship reviews
Snape is gonna end up being a father figure to Harry but this is NOT snarry related at all.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 19 - Words: 39,939 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 74 - Follows: 110 - Updated: 3/1 - Published: 6/4/2020 - Severus S., Harry P.
Exceeds Expectations: Part 1 by sing me a story reviews
After the fiasco at the Department of Mysteries, Harry's only silver lining is the prospect of having a quiet summer... but he is Harry Potter, and with him, things rarely go as planned. AU summer after 5th year. Mentor Snape. Companion piece to "Nothing at all."
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 31 - Words: 49,016 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 228 - Follows: 323 - Updated: 3/1 - Published: 6/6/2020 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D. - Complete
Seven by clearripplingwater reviews
A seven year old Harry Potter, cursed with abusive guardians, is now ripped out of the normal life he endured to accompany one snarky Severus Snape into the Wizarding World, where his life now in danger, will also be rebuilt. Can the broken Potions Master heal the neglected Boy-Who-Lived, and perhaps, come to love him?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 5 - Words: 37,893 - Reviews: 13 - Favs: 55 - Follows: 103 - Updated: 2/27 - Published: 11/2/2020 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
When the Soul Breaks by Dark Nebula120400 reviews
No one remembers the night the Dark Lord attacked, at least not with as much detail as they claim. No one except Harrold Potter. With his Photographic memory, he distinctly remembers the killing curse latching onto his soul, but no one believes him. So he is placed in the shadow of his twin brother. Will they realize their errors? Or will Harry be lost to the darkness forever?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 14,131 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 76 - Follows: 151 - Updated: 2/27 - Published: 1/25 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S.
The Cupboard Under the Stairs by fantasystar78 reviews
[AU First year] Fanfiction based on the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling. It diverges from canon almost immediately, so characters will act out of character. When Harry Potter's letter is not answered, Dumbledore dispatches an old friend of his mother's to see why. What he finds will change both of their lives forever. *Multichapter, complete except for epilogue*
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 18 - Words: 88,332 - Reviews: 139 - Favs: 311 - Follows: 525 - Updated: 2/27 - Published: 11/24/2020 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
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: 17 - Words: 30,243 - Reviews: 211 - Favs: 265 - Follows: 465 - Updated: 2/23 - Published: 2/26/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S.
Aim & Ignite by shostakobitch reviews
"I know about Lily." said the girl. "That you loved her." Severus froze mid-footfall. "She's my mum." her chin lifted, her eyes clear. "She wrote me that letter to tell me about you. You're the only person she really mentioned, but I guess that makes sense, since you're my father. Who else was she supposed to talk about?"
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 15 - Words: 111,264 - Reviews: 188 - Favs: 235 - Follows: 368 - Updated: 2/20 - Published: 4/22/2020 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., OC
Daughter and Son by ekrichards reviews
A new law is enacted forcing any able wizard or witch to take in muggle born students to protect them against a possible rise of the Dark Lord and his gang of Death Eaters. Warning: Manipulative Dumbledore, Dark Hermione, Harry, and Severus. Mentions of abuse.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 25 - Words: 55,737 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 294 - Updated: 2/19 - Published: 7/17/2020 - Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S.
The Second Prophecy Of Harry Potter by teachersnape64 reviews
Snape must save Harry from a potion that Snape created for Voldemort. Harry fights against the slave potion. Will the Wizarding world be changed forever? Harry Malfoy, Draco, Lucius Malfoy, Severus Snape, Hermione Granger, Ginny, Ron Weasley, Sirius Black, Bellatrix
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Suspense - Chapters: 17 - Words: 38,471 - Reviews: 416 - Favs: 189 - Follows: 350 - Updated: 2/17 - Published: 11/16/2008 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Lucius M.
The Truth is Hidden in Memory by CastlePhoenix reviews
Sequel to "You've Forgotten Who I Am", this story follows the sixth year of Harry Potter at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Having reached a new understanding the lives of Harry Potter and Severus Snape are about to be changed forever.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 72,050 - Reviews: 309 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 539 - Updated: 2/17 - Published: 4/15/2012 - Severus S., Harry P.
Improbable Foundations by Imagination94 reviews
The war has ended and now 12 students return to Hogwarts to finish their education as 8th Years. Severus, having survived Nagini's bite, will also be returning. Now free from his former masters, he hopes to redeem himself in his new role and repair broken relationships. But the children of the war are damaged, none more so than Harry, and healing will take some time. SS/HP mentor.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 46 - Words: 160,426 - Reviews: 1083 - Favs: 1,288 - Follows: 1,812 - Updated: 2/16 - Published: 5/16/2016 - Harry P., Severus S.
Project Management for Beginners by snuffly22 reviews
Harry had never really properly planned anything before. The fact that his first ever plan was risky and filled with assorted dangers was not actually deterring him as much as it should. (This story explores how Harry's third year at Hogwarts might have played out differently if a little project management and an ambitious plan had been thrown into the mix.)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 20 - Words: 169,206 - Reviews: 108 - Favs: 172 - Follows: 322 - Updated: 2/12 - Published: 8/9/2020 - Harry P., Severus S., Percy W., Neville L.
Time Left Today by gzdacz reviews
When news of the circumstances behind Quirrell's death spreads, Severus Snape finds himself carting an eleven-year-old fugitive across Europe. The further they travel, the less obvious it becomes how Severus can best follow the orders given to him, or if he need do it all. Severitus-ish.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 29 - Words: 90,333 - Reviews: 193 - Favs: 120 - Follows: 149 - Updated: 2/10 - Published: 11/21/2020 - Harry P., Lily Evans P., Severus S., Albus D. - Complete
Learning to Lead by mzlilypotter reviews
This is a sequel in the same universe that Harry Potter and the Masters by Pose takes place. 5th Year. After a successful test before the Board of Masters, Harry has been on a four-week leave with another apprentice. He returns to Hogwarts, and his role as an apprentice to the respected Potions Master. Marked for greatness, Harry must learn how to lead his own peers in the fight.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 27 - Words: 73,045 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 19 - Follows: 33 - Updated: 2/7 - Published: 5/14/2020 - Harry P., Severus S.
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