Severus Snape was cunning, resourceful and ambitious, with a more-than-distinctive dark streak to him. But even then, nothing drove him more towards the dark arts than the attitude of a certain James Potter. What if James hadn't been quite so cruel? Could one train journey really have changed so much? Warning: Child Abuse.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Romance/Adventure - Chapters: 8 - Words: 28,099 - Reviews: 33 - Favs: 43 - Follows: 86 - Updated: 12/15/2013 - Published: 12/10/2013 - Sirius B., James P., Lily Evans P., Severus S.