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The Spy's Charge
by planesinthesky reviews
"There were many stories circulating about him, rumours that he was a Dark wizard." – Severus Snape [HBP] The year is 1990. Lucius decides to take a closer look at Harry Potter. Dumbledore must send his spy to the rescue. Eventual Severitus. Snape is not Harry's father. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 33 - Words: 121,491 - Reviews: 126 - Favs: 91 - Follows: 170 - Updated: 10/17 - Published: 5/12 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
No Bed of Roses
by Lady Lucius Connor reviews
Harry met Holly when she was left in the park by her mother. Over the years, they became inseparable. When Harry found out he was a wizard he was happy to find that Holly was a witch too and one day she would enter his new world with him. Little did he know that Holly was the illegitimate daughter of his most hated professor at Hogwarts, Severus Snape
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 57,687 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 75 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 10/17 - Published: 8/10 - Harry P., Severus S., OC
In the dark corridors of Hogwarts
by Castiel-Fan reviews
After waking up from a terrible nightmare, Severus Snape does what he always does when things like this happen: He walks around in the dark corridors of Hogwarts. But this time everything ends a bit differently of what he is used to under normal circumstances. But then: What is called "normal" in Hogwarts anyways? (My first Severitus story. NO SLASH!)
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 18,458 - Reviews: 50 - Favs: 82 - Follows: 142 - Updated: 10/15 - Published: 2/20 - Harry P., Severus S.
by Flooney reviews
Due to the Dursley's being 'preoccupied' for the summers, Dumbledore arranges for Harry to be sent to a summer camp. Little does he know that a particular Potions Master will be there as well. Suspicions are confirmed, however, when Snape begins prowling around the boy, discoveries he'd never thought possible unravelling. Set in the summer after Second Year, Severitus/Sevitus.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 20,590 - Reviews: 35 - Favs: 136 - Follows: 261 - Updated: 10/4 - Published: 5/10 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
Snakes Keep Their Secrets
by SomebodySnicket reviews
Abused by the Dursley's and ignored by everyone else, Parseltongue becomes Harriet Potter's escape and brings out her Slytherin side. After a chance encounter with Draco aged 8 brings her abilities to light, the Malfoys, and later Severus, take an interest and induct Harry into the magical world. Fem!Harry, Powerful!Harry, Slytherin!Harry. Severitus. Dursley abuse warning.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 25 - Words: 293,446 - Reviews: 177 - Favs: 373 - Follows: 504 - Updated: 9/23 - Published: 12/17/2020 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S., Narcissa M.
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: 28 - Words: 191,290 - Reviews: 1338 - Favs: 1,372 - Follows: 1,918 - Updated: 9/20 - Published: 5/29/2018 - Harry P., Severus S.
Return of the Wandering Potter (cross posted from Wattpad)
by Kiochii reviews
After that faithful night where a young girl lost her parents to an insane wizard many believed she was safe and spoiled by her relatives. Yet promises made before the death of James and Lily Potter compels one Severus Snape potions master of hogwarts school of witchcraft and wizardry to send a message. A message that doesn't make it to its recipient until four years later.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 51,585 - Reviews: 5 - Favs: 22 - Follows: 34 - Updated: 8/21 - Published: 8/3 - Harry P., Percy W., Hedwig
Snow in the Moonlight
by welfycat reviews
Book 3. Rachel Snow, the Girl-Who-Lived, is excited to spend the summer with her guardian, Severus Snape, and for her upcoming third year at Hogwarts. However, news that her godfather - Death Eater Sirius Black - has escaped from Azkaban is definitely cause for concern. With new classes, boggarts, Dementors, and the threat of Sirius Black looming over her, it promises to be busy.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 18 - Words: 120,509 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 59 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 8/14 - Published: 4/17 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., Millicent B. - Complete
A Bloody Hand: Things Just Seem to Happen Together
by Capering Wolf reviews
Harry is in his fifth year at Hogwarts: Umbridge, the new DADA professor has a special quill students write lines with; Dumbledore doesn't know everything; Professor McGonagall punches Dumbledore; Snape loses his temper on behalf of Harry. Umbridge's detentions hurt and Harry's home life is about to be revealed (to his horror), but maybe everything will turn out fine ...
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 14 - Words: 26,384 - Reviews: 42 - Favs: 213 - Follows: 379 - Updated: 7/30 - Published: 11/27/2020 - Harry P., Severus S., Minerva M.
Hurt Through Time
by RubyJade25 reviews
It's Harry's 6th year at Hogwarts. His summer was the worse summer ever. And someone notices the changes. Someone Harry doesn't want to notice... Rated M: trigger warning/ abuse/ language/ rape
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 28,266 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 50 - Updated: 7/3 - Published: 6/22 - Harry P., Severus S.
by welfycat reviews
Book 2 Rachel Snow has a lot to look forward to after her first year at Hogwarts. She's living with Professor Snape - her new guardian - and she has a group of friends who she can't wait to see again. She's ready for her second year at Hogwarts to be full of learning new things, making new friends, and having new adventures. However, her second year isn't without its own problems.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 20 - Words: 117,030 - Reviews: 30 - Favs: 97 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 4/10 - Published: 11/28/2020 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., Millicent B. - Complete
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: 133 - Favs: 511 - Follows: 443 - Updated: 3/9 - Published: 4/8/2019 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
The Potter’s Time Traveling Escapades
by acn45 reviews
James Potter wakes up in a vaguely familiar room surounded by his family, only to realise that his family is twent two years younger. Join James and his family trying to get him and his cousins back to 2017. AU. Tonks and Remus live because I still deny their death. Rated T for eventual language.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 6 - Words: 10,286 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 15 - Follows: 10 - Updated: 2/13 - Published: 1/31 - James S. P., Albus S. P., Lily Luna P., Teddy L. - Complete
Teddy Lupin and the Time Travel Escapade
by idkalysia reviews
Teddy Remus Lupin thought taking care of kids was hard enough, let alone taking care of kids who somehow got their hands on a time turner!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 3 - Words: 6,233 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 7 - Follows: 11 - Updated: 12/25/2020 - Published: 12/18/2020 - Teddy L., Victoire W., Lily Luna P.
Swiftly Falling Snow
by welfycat reviews
Book1 When Rachel Snow, the Girl-Who-Lived, is sorted into Slytherin House her life changes for the better. She makes a friend and then another, and slowly gets used to the idea of magic. One small problem. She hasn't spoken in three years and waving her wand around does nothing. Her Head of House, Professor Snape, seems determined that she will speak again and learn to cast magic.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Friendship - Chapters: 15 - Words: 83,659 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 176 - Follows: 156 - Updated: 11/21/2020 - Published: 8/15/2020 - Harry P., Hermione G., Severus S., Millicent B. - Complete
by Murai-Sakura reviews
AU following GoF. When Dudley is admitted to St Mungo's for an extended stay because of Harry, Snape has to step in to take his place as to not arouse suspicion among the muggles. Can Harry keep his home life hidden? And why does he keep blacking out at Hogwarts? Snape mentors Harry fic. No slash. Abusive Dursleys. Warning: suicidal thoughts and Graphic violence. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 56 - Words: 304,035 - Reviews: 2318 - Favs: 1,176 - Follows: 1,238 - Updated: 9/4/2020 - Published: 1/10/2020 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Not That Bad
by Lune-Bleue22 reviews
With Dumbledore gone and McGonagall in St Mungo, Umbridge is at the height of her power in Hogwarts. The detentions she is giving Harry are getting worse and worse, and his best friends, forced to stand by as he repeatedly gets hurt, start thinking about desperate measures – such as turning to Snape for help. Warning: violence, descriptions of abuse by Umbridge and the Dursleys.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 6 - Words: 41,973 - Reviews: 102 - Favs: 216 - Follows: 431 - Updated: 6/26/2020 - Published: 4/11/2020 - Harry P., Severus S.
An Unexpected Change
by Clary.Smith reviews
Harry Potter’s only real accomplishment has perhaps been his ability to hide the truth about his abusive relatives for years. He's a practiced liar... Well, he doesn't count on one 14 year old Lily Evans, his mother, accidentally time travelling to his time and becoming more and more suspicious of his behaviour until asking Severus Snape for advice of all people!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 36,823 - Reviews: 80 - Favs: 241 - Follows: 392 - Updated: 6/3/2020 - Published: 1/5/2020 - Harry P., Lily Evans P., Severus S.
The Unknown Daughter
by CallMeElijah reviews
Snape has a daughter he knew nothing about; until she shows up at Hogwarts. What is he to do when she proves to be harder to handle than the Boy Who Lived! (Better summery inside!) Set Harry's 2ndyear; AU Story; Snape never loved Lily romantically and story will not follow the original almost at all. Will most likely contain implied corporal punishment in later chapters!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 12 - Words: 18,083 - Reviews: 23 - Favs: 65 - Follows: 100 - Updated: 5/6/2020 - Published: 8/4/2018 - Harry P., Severus S., OC
by helpthehorriblelovethelonely reviews
Harry gets resorted into slytherin at the start of his second year. What happens when he gets to the common room and his new head of house tells everybody that there is a mandatory infirmary visit for all the students? Some important information about the ex-gryffindor come to light, and everything changes for Harry. Creature!au
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 17,152 - Reviews: 51 - Favs: 657 - Follows: 303 - Published: 3/7/2020 - Harry P., Severus S., Rabastan L. - Complete
The Potions Apprentice
by Murai-Sakura reviews
AU Harry is abused by the Dursleys. he hopes to be able to save himself somewhat through the use of potions since underage magic isn't allowed. Will Snape help or sabotage him? Set after PoA - Snape as mentor - no slash - Abusive Dursleys - No Triwizard tournament and Horcruxes are not a thing. Trigger warning for suicidal thoughts. Graphic violence. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 41 - Words: 179,178 - Reviews: 833 - Favs: 1,478 - Follows: 1,043 - Updated: 10/7/2019 - Published: 8/7/2019 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
How To Go On
by lumos in the darkness reviews
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. Draco struggles with the trauma as well as his parents' betrayal, Harry is haunted by past abuse in addition to the torture, and Severus seeks to help them.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 24 - Words: 49,299 - Reviews: 130 - Favs: 303 - Follows: 336 - Updated: 6/3/2019 - Published: 11/13/2015 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S. - Complete
Please Come For Me
by GuiltyByDefault reviews
9yo Harry gets abused at the Dursley's. When a muggle pediatrician finds out, Harry is placed in the care of Severus Snape who is now facing the greatest struggle of his life – healing a child that reminds him more of himself than he likes. As both work through their issues, they find out that they have more in common than apparent on first sight. Bonding/Mentoring fic. RESUMED!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 24 - Words: 116,994 - Reviews: 402 - Favs: 661 - Follows: 1,012 - Updated: 3/13/2019 - Published: 7/9/2016 - Harry P., Severus S.
To Care For A Cat
by Afuu reviews
With Harry Potter missing, Severus Snape finds himself taking care of a small, injured, and abused cat. Its origins are unknown as he finds himself becoming fond of the poor creature. He does his best to nurse it back to health, but the poor thing seems to get in just as much trouble as a certain missing student of his. Summer after 5th year. Dursley Abuse/Scenes of Violence.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 16 - Words: 21,807 - Reviews: 170 - Favs: 808 - Follows: 426 - Updated: 1/30/2019 - Published: 1/15/2019 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
by FatherSnape reviews
James Potter appeared after Death to help his son escape from the graveyard the night Voldemort returned. The next time he awoke he discovers the way Harry's treated at the Dursleys and finds himself powerless to help his son. How could he? Harry couldn't see him. No one could. No one except Snape, that is. Oh, this was going to be hell. (No pairings)(Fatherly/Mentor Snape)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Friendship - Chapters: 11 - Words: 24,409 - Reviews: 160 - Favs: 424 - Follows: 708 - Updated: 8/25/2018 - Published: 4/4/2018 - Harry P., James P., Severus S.
The Signs are There
by Frayofdawn reviews
On Hiatus! Hope Potter is forced to return to her relatives for the summer once more, this time with new visions of Voldemort and the death of Cedric haunting her dreams. Unfortunately, this does not bode well for her as the Dursleys have no patience left. Will someone ever rescue Hope from this summer of hell? AU 4th Year/abuse/HPSS mentor fic/fem!Harry
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 13 - Words: 18,543 - Reviews: 39 - Favs: 145 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 6/3/2018 - Published: 4/27/2018 - Harry P., Severus S.
Struggling to Fly
by FancifulRivers reviews
Harry's been sent to a summer camp for abused children. Unfortunately for him, Snape is one of the counselors. AU.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 8 - Words: 9,171 - Reviews: 133 - Favs: 349 - Follows: 546 - Updated: 12/1/2017 - Published: 10/4/2015 - Harry P., Severus S., Luna L.
Change of Cognition
by insomniacghosty reviews
Severus Snape is sent to check on Harry Potter the summer before his third year, on suspicion that Harry may have purposefully used magic on his muggle aunt. Seeing the condition the boy was being held in triggered a minor change of heart, and a major change in life. Snape/Harry mentoring, eventually Harry/Luna. TW some mention of abuse non graphic
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 3 - Words: 9,804 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 166 - Updated: 11/20/2017 - Published: 11/6/2017 - Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Severus S.
Happy Days in Hell
by enahma reviews
First part of the complete HDH trilogy. Post GoF. A tale about a captivity which brings two unlikely persons closer - much closer. Not a slash story. Currently re-edited.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 102,585 - Reviews: 592 - Favs: 1,152 - Follows: 233 - Updated: 1/10/2016 - Published: 2/27/2003 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Love and Love Again
by foreverandnow reviews
Lily and James survived Voldemort's attack, but their infant son was believed dead. Twelve years later, Harry Potter is found and brought home, but the real struggle has just begun. Ensemble fic about a family's recovery as old enemies return.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 33 - Words: 185,903 - Reviews: 1216 - Favs: 2,650 - Follows: 2,651 - Updated: 5/19/2015 - Published: 12/10/2011 - Harry P.
by WriterAtTwilight reviews
Harry has been abused by his Aunt and Uncle for 13 years. Will he be able to hide the scars, inside and out? Will he be able to hide it from the whole wizarding world? Can Harry still be saved? Rated T for child abuse and because I'm paranoid.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 9 - Words: 17,738 - Reviews: 78 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 222 - Updated: 10/11/2013 - Published: 7/12/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
by Hazel394 reviews
"I must ask you a favor, Severus..." The Potions Professor almost gagged as his jaw dropped slightly. His eyes widened a bit and stared at Albus', ebony black meeting piercing blue. The unpredictable occurs when Severus Snape is forced to "babysit" Harry Potter for two weeks. Rated T (described abuse) (Severitus, NON-SLASH, post-CoS)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 9,869 - Reviews: 31 - Favs: 51 - Follows: 87 - Updated: 8/16/2013 - Published: 6/7/2013 - Harry P., Severus S.
by Evelyn Ravenclaw reviews
Summer before sixth year, Harry must stay at his most hated professor's house. Why? Training to defeat Voldemort. But will Severus notice how Harry's life is slowly being destroyed, before it's too late? Warnings: Self harm, child abuse, alchohal and drug use, attempted suicide, and possibly torture via Voldmort
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 14,310 - Reviews: 136 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 165 - Updated: 3/2/2013 - Published: 7/31/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
Before the Dawn
by jharad17 reviews
Sequel to Walk the Shadows. After a horrific summer, Harry seems to be recovering from his ordeal, with the help of Snape and Lupin, as well as his friends, including, oddly enough, Draco Malfoy. But appearances can be deceiving.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 16 - Words: 51,816 - Reviews: 1504 - Favs: 1,280 - Follows: 1,981 - Updated: 7/28/2011 - Published: 11/27/2007 - Harry P., Severus S.
A Place for Warriors
by owlsaway reviews
Dumbledore locks Harry and Snape in the Room of Requirement. Harry's magic works, and Snape's doesn't. Will they kill each other? No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 28 - Words: 114,507 - Reviews: 1690 - Favs: 2,431 - Follows: 1,219 - Updated: 5/13/2011 - Published: 6/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Walk the Shadows
by jharad17 reviews
AU. The summer after 5th year, Death Eaters find Harry abandoned in the Dursley house and bring him to Voldemort. Will one particular Death Eater give up his position and his hate to save his enemy's son? Snape mentors Harry fic. violence,chld abuse,rape
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 44 - Words: 113,854 - Reviews: 2324 - Favs: 2,829 - Follows: 1,095 - Updated: 11/27/2007 - Published: 7/15/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Enemy Within
by Theowyn of HPG reviews
In his sixth year at Hogwarts, Harry's mental link to Voldemort is stronger than ever. Can Snape teach him to control the nightmarish visions? And is their connection the key to ending Voldemort's reign?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 19 - Words: 173,220 - Reviews: 530 - Favs: 1,684 - Follows: 395 - Updated: 3/27/2007 - Published: 2/28/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
by BeHiNdThEsHaDoWs45 reviews
Harry is abused, Snape notices something wrong.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 11,262 - Reviews: 337 - Favs: 332 - Follows: 460 - Updated: 1/2/2007 - Published: 6/26/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.