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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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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: 30 - Words: 113,877 - Reviews: 2186 - Favs: 1,913 - Follows: 2,351 - Updated: 3/2 - Published: 1/16/2008 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Albus D.
Starting Over by PhoenixAsh6953 reviews
Have you ever wondered why, in all Harry's Occlumency lessons, Snape never realized how bad Harry's home life was via his memories? Well, you should. Because things would have gone a little differently...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 10 - Words: 28,236 - Reviews: 259 - Favs: 672 - Follows: 1,278 - Updated: 2/26 - Published: 1/31/2015 - Harry P., Remus L., Severus S.
A Second Chance by keyphoenix reviews
For those who felt Snape was cheated in the books... the life he should have gotten. Beginning right after the last page of DH, a new danger forces Harry and Snape together and makes them see the...good (!) in each other. Completely canon-compliant except for Snape lives. NOT slash, a twist on a mentoring/guardian fic.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Friendship - Chapters: 31 - Words: 81,459 - Reviews: 453 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 411 - Updated: 2/25 - Published: 4/23/2014 - Harry P., Severus S.
An Unexpected Surprise by TRUMAN'S SHELL reviews
Harry may be the boy that lived, but at home he is just another freak. A visit from a house elf changes his life and the life of Severus Snape forever. Warning: Corporal Punishment i.e. Spanking. Talk of Abuse. Evil Dumbledore.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 8 - Words: 26,619 - Reviews: 274 - Favs: 396 - Follows: 643 - Updated: 2/24 - Published: 9/2/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Lucius M.
Changes by hpluv3r reviews
For Harry, nothing stays the same for long. Taken from the Dursleys by an unexpected savior, Harry is thrown into a new life. With new friends... and enemies, what will become of his destiny? Post Ootp. warning for abuse and OCs later.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 47,909 - Reviews: 212 - Favs: 160 - Follows: 321 - Updated: 2/23 - Published: 6/11/2007 - Harry P., Severus S.
A Different Messenger by SophrionaSphinx reviews
I love "Harry is rescued from the Dursleys" stories but never found one that was quite right. So I had to write one myself.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 29 - Words: 49,573 - Reviews: 1058 - Favs: 1,356 - Follows: 2,178 - Updated: 2/14 - Published: 12/22/2009 - 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: 12 - Words: 93,627 - Reviews: 120 - Favs: 330 - Follows: 541 - Updated: 2/12 - Published: 5/18/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
Moving On by aureo09 reviews
This story starts after the end of OotP. Harry decides he has to do something and seeks out Dumbledore's help. Year 6 with horcrux hunting and a lot of other action planned. No character bashings. Dumbledore mentors Harry and a little bit of Snape.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 32,083 - Reviews: 10 - Favs: 18 - Follows: 43 - Updated: 2/10 - Published: 2/17/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
Harry's Saviour, Adopted by darknightstalker reviews
As long as he can remember, harry has been stuck at privet drive. Unloved and abused, he lives a life no child should ever have to experience. But when harry is rescued by Mrs Figg, and delivered to the snarky potions master, will he finally get the chance to live a normal life? And will Snape continue the stream of abuse, or will he finally give his arch enemy's son a chance?
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 11 - Words: 11,726 - Reviews: 128 - Favs: 251 - Follows: 414 - Updated: 2/7 - Published: 8/6/2014 - Harry P., Severus S.
Deceptive Cadence by Sadakat reviews
Severus Snape knew that his new found rapport with Harry Potter would have its fair share of problems. But even he, Death Eater spy and Dark Arts master, could not have predicted the perilous journey that lay before them. Sequel to The Sleeping Sickness
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 12 - Words: 44,552 - Reviews: 333 - Favs: 320 - Follows: 528 - Updated: 2/4 - Published: 4/1/2009 - Severus S., Harry P.
Polishing the Golden Boy by Savoren reviews
After Harry was arrested for the second time that summer, Petunia Dursley, not knowing what else to do, contacts Albus for help. Albus sends the bravest man he knows to deal with the rebellious teenager. Warnings: AU (take this seriously), OOC (take this one seriously too!), language, drug use, Corporal Punishment. Set in summer of sixth year.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 15 - Words: 74,265 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 205 - Follows: 333 - Updated: 1/30 - Published: 1/5/2016 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Master's Touch by Moonlit Sunshine reviews
A spell Harry uses to ascertain Snape's loyalties goes horribly wrong. Will Snape use his newfound power over Harry to destroy him? Slavery story. Eventual Severitus. Fluff warning. Absolutely no slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 54,168 - Reviews: 151 - Favs: 103 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 1/30 - Published: 7/16/2016 - Harry P., 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: 4 - Words: 25,391 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 69 - Follows: 98 - Updated: 1/28 - Published: 2/3/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., OC
No one Noticed by Severus Draconis Potter reviews
Depressed from the death of his godfather and back to school from the worse summer he ever had, Harry is on the brink of death with no will to live. He just wants to succumb to the darkness knowing his parents are on the otherside, but someone won't let him. Why does he care when he never did before..or did he? *Not Slash*
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 11 - Words: 50,702 - Reviews: 180 - Favs: 497 - Follows: 646 - Updated: 1/25 - Published: 2/26/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S.
Hogwarts Battle School by Kwan Li reviews
AU. Voldemort kills Dumbledore but is defeated by a child. In the aftermath, Snape becomes the Headmaster and radically changes Hogwarts. Harry Potter of House Slytherin begins his Third Year at Hogwarts Battle School and realizes that friend and foe are too similar for his liking. Competing with allies and enemies, Harry finds there is a cost to winning.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 51 - Words: 358,343 - Reviews: 2159 - Favs: 2,793 - Follows: 3,354 - Updated: 1/21 - Published: 7/31/2012 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., Blaise Z.
Voldemort's Mistake by WitchSorceress49 reviews
Harry finds out that Snape is his father before the third task of the Triwizard Tournament. Shortly after this he's bitten by Remus, who's visiting. This one event will prove to be Voldemort's mistake. Based on Tia Evans's Werewolf Challenge on Potions and Snitches!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 19,433 - Reviews: 69 - Favs: 113 - Follows: 201 - Updated: 1/16 - Published: 8/16/2016 - Harry P., Hermione G., Remus L., Severus S.
HP&THBP 16180339887 by TereseaFae reviews
Two years after the Final Battle, Harry Potter receives an unexpected and rather unwanted letter amidst his already tumultuous life. He embarks upon a new quest, this time a more deeply interpersonal one as he blazes a trail down what's left of Severus Snape's memory lane. Is he truly ready for his parents', or more accurately, Severus Snape's history?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Spiritual - Chapters: 4 - Words: 11,161 - Reviews: 19 - Favs: 37 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 1/9 - Published: 12/10/2014 - Harry P., James P., Lily Evans P., Severus S.
A Year in the Office of Albus Dumbledore by nicnac918 reviews
Harry's first year at Hogwarts as told by a series of ten meetings in Dumbledore's office over the course of ten months. Second in the Honey Bee 'verse
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 9 - Words: 28,797 - Reviews: 225 - Favs: 473 - Follows: 828 - Updated: 1/7 - Published: 9/16/2011 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
Forgiveness by mandancie reviews
I saw this picture on Tumblr and I began to think what if right before Voldemort showed up that night on Halloween, Lily wrote a letter to Severus that she was going to send the next day. What if when Severus showed up after Lily was killed, he read the letter. What would happen?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 5 - Words: 8,442 - Reviews: 89 - Favs: 98 - Follows: 191 - Updated: 1/3 - Published: 3/27/2015 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Albus D.
A New Life for Harry by katwinchester reviews
Draco was being measured for his Hogwarts robes when a small raven haired boy entered the robe shop. Why did he look so sad and how come Draco was feeling so protective? As the truth comes out, lives will be changed. Severus adopts Harry story. Good Malfoys, Veela Malfoys. Future Harry/Draco.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 58,501 - Reviews: 858 - Favs: 2,148 - Follows: 3,017 - Updated: 1/2 - Published: 8/8/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Lucius M.
Fireworks by Firazh reviews
Oneshot (with yearly updates): During a New Year's Eve celebration at Grimmauld Place, some people learn more about Harry Potter's life than they had expected ...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Humor - Chapters: 3 - Words: 5,141 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 302 - Follows: 96 - Updated: 12/31/2016 - Published: 1/1/2015 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Burnt by lastcrazyhorn reviews
A disabled Harry comes to Hogwarts story. Everyone expects him to be like his dad, but how can he be with such a different past? A Slytherin Harry takes on Hogwarts in an unusual way.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Horror/Fantasy - Chapters: 34 - Words: 102,427 - Reviews: 2378 - Favs: 4,216 - Follows: 5,505 - Updated: 12/29/2016 - Published: 3/29/2011 - Harry P., Severus S.
If The Soul Is Screaming (Guardian Of Crying) by OoJuliaoO reviews
After Sirius death Harry won't talk anymore, but that's not the main problem. What if Severus Snape was asked to check on the supposedly spoiled brat during summer holidays and finds something unexpected? The story of two men and their journey to their true selfs. Warning: Abuse, child abuse, rape, violence and death
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 13 - Words: 29,541 - Reviews: 62 - Favs: 182 - Follows: 337 - Updated: 12/27/2016 - Published: 1/9/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
Cherished by Roselina4389 reviews
When a neglected baby Harry is given to a young, troubled Severus Snape, how will the two of them learn to cope with each other? Baby!Harry and lots of cuteness.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 29 - Words: 56,076 - Reviews: 480 - Favs: 579 - Follows: 331 - Updated: 12/23/2016 - Published: 3/9/2014 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M. - Complete
From Always to Forever by Lady Lanera reviews
Continuation of the Tragedy series. Still dealing with the events from Kinship, Harry and Severus pick up the pieces that had been left behind. However, is there an even sinister plot afoot for them this year?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family - Chapters: 31 - Words: 93,582 - Reviews: 73 - Favs: 52 - Follows: 89 - Updated: 12/21/2016 - Published: 9/13/2015 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
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