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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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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: 30 - Words: 70,531 - Reviews: 372 - Favs: 376 - Follows: 752 - Updated: 13h - 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: 158 - Words: 305,760 - Reviews: 500 - Favs: 539 - Follows: 745 - Updated: 14h - Published: 8/13/2009 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
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: 34 - Words: 179,023 - Reviews: 1253 - Favs: 426 - Follows: 634 - Updated: 9/18 - Published: 7/4/2016 - Harry P., Severus S.
Dark Phoenix by SofiaDragon reviews
Harry needs to take control of his life. Some very old magic is at work, and our hero finds hidden strength within himself. Snape becomes a major player. Better summary inside. Multiple pairings.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 29 - Words: 119,493 - Reviews: 2383 - Favs: 3,620 - Follows: 3,983 - Updated: 9/18 - Published: 5/27/2004 - [Harry P., OC] Severus S.
I Did Nothing by Secre reviews
When Harry James Potter walks into Hogwarts for the first time, Minerva realises that she made a huge mistake in leaving him with the Dursley's all those years ago. If she does something now, will she be able to change things? And will the Lion and the Snake be able to work together? Divergence Point: Walking into Hogwarts. Series planned for future.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 36 - Words: 141,115 - Reviews: 1582 - Favs: 2,822 - Follows: 3,333 - Updated: 9/18 - Published: 12/12/2013 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M. - Complete
How To Go On by Wizards of SHIELD reviews
AU: After Voldemort's downfall, fifteen year old Harry and Draco are kidnapped and tortured for three weeks by vengeful Death Eaters. After their rescue they are taken in by their potions' professor. As Draco struggles with the trauma as well as his parents' betrayal and Harry is haunted by past abuse in addition to the torture, will Severus be able to help? Completed... kinda :)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 37,643 - Reviews: 115 - Favs: 174 - Follows: 289 - Updated: 9/16 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Harry P., 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: 35 - Words: 138,349 - Reviews: 2415 - Favs: 2,325 - Follows: 2,869 - Updated: 9/15 - Published: 1/16/2008 - Harry P., Sirius B., 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: 60 - Words: 189,045 - Reviews: 1873 - Favs: 1,936 - Follows: 2,383 - Updated: 9/15 - Published: 10/14/2015 - Harry P., Severus S., Bellatrix L.
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: 83 - Words: 684,671 - Reviews: 4523 - Favs: 3,900 - Follows: 4,995 - Updated: 9/14 - Published: 10/3/2015 - Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort
Blood by The Lord of Chaos reviews
Harry's sent reeling when he learns that Professor Snape is his dad, and if that were all he had to deal with, he'd probably be all right, but he's got werewolves, escaped convicts, a stubborn Dark Lord, and his own inner demons to deal with. Starts third year. Rating mostly for violence. LGBT characters. Story deals with mental health, bigotry and child abuse. More notes inside.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 28 - Words: 488,300 - Reviews: 309 - Favs: 566 - Follows: 844 - Updated: 9/12 - Published: 7/10/2013 - Harry P., Ron W., Severus S. - Complete
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: 45 - Words: 118,612 - Reviews: 1871 - Favs: 2,573 - Follows: 4,194 - Updated: 9/10 - Published: 1/4/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
Teaching the Professor to love again by An tSiog reviews
Harry discovers that Potions Master Severus Snape is his biological father during his second year at Hogwarts, Can Harry help his father to learn to love again before its too late and what will happen once the death eaters discover their connection. Will span years 2 to 7 following the general plot of the stories but focusing on the new relationships and back stories.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 61 - Words: 154,810 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 485 - Follows: 702 - Updated: 9/9 - Published: 2/4/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
The End According to Potter by black-heart-green-eyes reviews
Severus Snape had always known Harry Potter was too weak to even attempt to stand up to the Dark Lord. The idea was preposterous. So when the boy appeared viciously wounded, inches from death, he really shouldn't have been surprised...but he was.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 14 - Words: 69,149 - Reviews: 149 - Favs: 156 - Follows: 259 - Updated: 9/9 - Published: 1/5/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Unwanted One by Amyria reviews
Harry has always wished for someone to care, for a family of his own. On his birthday, he finds out that a certain Potions Master is his father, but Severus has just settled into life with his other son. Can Harry finally have the family he has longed for, or will he always be the unwanted one? Severitus. AU 6th year.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 89,551 - Reviews: 395 - Favs: 582 - Follows: 933 - Updated: 9/8 - Published: 3/16/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., OC
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: 133 - Words: 544,541 - Reviews: 3673 - Favs: 3,790 - Follows: 4,415 - Updated: 9/8 - Published: 10/10/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Albus D.
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: 26 - Words: 83,789 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 253 - Follows: 480 - Updated: 9/2 - Published: 6/2/2011 - [Remus L., Severus S.] Harry P.
The Unraveling of Secrets by Ianthesmall 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: 15 - Words: 107,073 - Reviews: 205 - Favs: 540 - Follows: 795 - Updated: 8/27 - 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: 11 - Words: 37,944 - Reviews: 17 - Favs: 27 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 8/26 - Published: 2/17/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
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: 13 - Words: 23,507 - Reviews: 132 - Favs: 185 - Follows: 341 - Updated: 8/19 - Published: 2/26/2015 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S.
Lily's Thorn by Gilana1 reviews
[Transcending Thorns: Book One] Harry starts experiencing physical changes two days before the Final Task of the Triwizard Tournament. He doesn't think anything of it until his fifteenth birthday when the changes escalate and he receives a letter from his mother that will change his life forever. Severitus Challenge Fic. Rating for language at the moment. Eventual Drarry.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 136,867 - Reviews: 218 - Favs: 497 - Follows: 870 - Updated: 8/8 - Published: 1/5/2016 - Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S.
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. Major Character Death. Rated T for epithets and some triggering elements.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 14 - Words: 30,922 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 8/8 - Published: 1/15/2016 - Harry P., Draco M., Narcissa M., Kingsley S.
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: 29 - Words: 119,504 - Reviews: 481 - Favs: 807 - Follows: 1,003 - Updated: 8/2 - Published: 2/10/2014 - [Petunia D., Regulus B.] Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Ginger Snaps by Stephen Ratliff reviews
The summer after Harry Potter's second year, some serious mental health help is called for. Unfortunately, that mental health help is only available on Spinner's End. Also, an extreme disguise is required for one of those needing help which is just going to make things even worse.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 17 - Words: 62,660 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 258 - Follows: 389 - Updated: 7/31 - Published: 11/20/2014 - Harry P., Severus S., Ginny W. - Complete
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: 61 - Words: 191,253 - Reviews: 2404 - Favs: 2,902 - Follows: 3,483 - Updated: 7/23 - 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: 157,338 - Reviews: 1308 - Favs: 1,906 - Follows: 2,344 - Updated: 7/17 - Published: 7/2/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
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