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Joined 03-06-16, id: 7615410, Profile Updated: 10-13-17
Author has written 3 stories for Harry Potter.

Hello!

I am a British female in my twenties. English is my primary language (and all my stories will be in English), but I also speak French, German, Italian and Spanish with varying levels of proficiency. I'm an avid reader, but in Fanfiction universe I'm essentially focused on the world of Harry Potter. Like probably 90% of people my age, I grew up with the HP stories and was madly in love (and still am). I started reading Harry Potter fanfiction, and eventually decided to write something of my own. Please be patient and kind with me - legal writing is far more analytical, and I'm a little out of practise in the creative department.

When reading HP fanfiction, here's a little of what I like and dislike (and therefore what you'll likely see and not see in my writing):

Characters:

Harry, Dumbledore, McGonagall, and Snape are probably my favourite characters in JK Rowling's work. I also love Remus and Sirius, and I enjoy exploring some of the lesser-known or under-utilised characters from canon.

I usually detest stories that paint Dumbledore as evil or vindictive (although occasionally I will read a story where he's slightly manipulative). I see Dumbledore as a complicated character with a difficult and troubled past, but as someone who ultimately struggles to balance the weight of the world and the 'greater good' with genuine love for Harry, and a desire to do what's best for both. I shamelessly sobbed when Dumbledore was killed in Half Blood Prince, even while I could understand JKR's reasoning from a story perspective. I like stories that have Dumbledore as a mentor/guardian type figure, although personally I don't buy into actual adoption fiction in most cases.

As with Dumbledore, I prefer Snape and McGonagall to be portrayed close to canon in personality. I think this can be (and has been) done, even where we see more of the character's 'soft' side, or where Snape warms to Harry. I'm not much of a 'Snape is Harry's real father' fan, or a 'Snape adopts Harry' supporter, although I do sometimes enjoy stories where Snape becomes a mentor or more openly protective of Harry. I adore McGonagall; and Maggie Smith, who I saw as McGonagall in my mind when reading the books long before she was cast in the role, and who reminds me strongly of my strict, proper and fiercely-loving grandmother.

Although I think Ron can be pig-headed or annoying at times, I also find him loyal and ultimately lovable. I think Hermione is fantastic, and that Harry would probably have died in PS without her help. Needless to say, you're not likely to find significant Ron or Hermione bashing in my work. Actually, you're not likely to find much 'bashing' at all in my stories... generally, I think creating unnecessary hatred for some character just because the author can tends to be a front for bad writing or pandering.

Pairings:

If you are the type looking for a 'Harry meets the love of his life at 11 and is mated forever' type of story, you are not likely to have any luck with my writing. I like the canon pairings, but I'm not opposed to alterations.

I do NOT write slash. I've no problem with slash writing, I just don't generally think it makes sense with Harry, Draco, Ron or Snape (who tend to be the characters in HP slash fiction) - it just doesn't fit with their characters - so you won't find those pairings here. I also do not ship Remus/Sirius or Sirius/James.

I haven't yet considered OC pairings for some of the characters, and although I am not ruling it out entirely, I think it's unlikely. I find, sadly, that Snape is difficult to pair with anyone in canon: although I have seen great stories that pair Snape with Tonks or even Narcissa Malfoy, and somehow make it work. For Dumbledore, I don't mind him as the sort of asexual (now that Grindelwald is gone) character he is in the books, but I also like when his relationship with Minerva is more significant than friendship. If you're reading my Child of Hogwarts series, that is the pairing you will see most prominently, at least in the early books.

General Thoughts on Writing in the HP Universe:

I am much more in tune with the canon story of the books than the films. The films were - generally - well done, but the true story for me will always be in the pages.

I find I enjoy reading fanfiction that stays relatively in-canon, at least at its premise, and where the characters are not too OOC. I don't mind a powerful Harry or an as-is portrayal, but I'm not a big fan of self-harm Harry, acts-constantly-younger-than-his-age Harry, disabled Harry, fem-Harry, is-not-the-boy-who-lived Harry, or evil Harry.

As I mentioned, I don't mind reading some of the adoption fics or even the occasional Severitus fiction, but it isn't my favourite story line and I won't be using it.

I don't mind some of the stories that portray Harry as physically abused at the Dursleys, though I hate when the abuse becomes sexual. There will be some neglect and/or mild physical abuse in some of my writing, but it's not likely to be significant (probably only present where needed to advance a plot point).

Any spells or incantations used in my work which were not articulated in the books will derive from Latin.

No magic can awaken the dead - as long as they were, indeed, dead to begin with... which may not always be the case.

The plot of any 'series' I might post (COH being the only one I am currently working on) is continuous... that is to say, the stories do not 'conclude' and stand entirely alone book to book. There are things early in Part I that will matter in Part VI, e.g., so if you read out of order or skip the early story you are likely to miss things, in future.

Finally, I like to read complex characters, and I think JKR does complexity brilliantly. I have tried to stay true to that in my own writing... and thus I try to be very, very deliberate in the dialogue and character thoughts that make their way into each chapter. Very little has only it's surface meaning, but if you can decipher the subtext you will find that sometimes I hide answers to riddles past and future in plain sight. You have been warned. :)

Reviews and Messaging:

I would love any and all reviews! I'm not hypersensitive, so I don't mind some critique if you feel you must share, but I would prefer if reviewers avoid profanity for the benefit of other readers!

I do generally prefer constructive criticism, however... so if you are merely wanting to comment that you hate the story and do not wish to read further; by all means feel free to read something else... there are more than 700k HP stories on this site alone with innumerable different plots, pairings and premises, and many are wonderful.

If you are enjoying the story - please do let me know! It takes a lot of work to write these stories, and I have yet to meet an author who didn't cherish each and every reader who opted to leave comments.

You are welcome to share ideas on plot, character development, or just general comments if you have them.

I will endeavour to answer all questions I receive from reviewers as well (unless there is a story-line reason why I cannot, in which case I will say so). I also welcome any messages from readers and - most especially - suggestions for further reading!

Lots of Love,

C.S.D.

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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: 41 - Words: 104,732 - Reviews: 1420 - Favs: 1,949 - Follows: 3,234 - Updated: 9/13 - Published: 1/4/2015 - Harry P., Severus S.
Mindful Eyes by JadeSullivan reviews
Sequel to Emerald Eyes; AU--The summer before 3rd year brings new obstacles for Harry and Snape, especially when the Potions master realizes he isn't the only one minding the Boy Who Lived.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 25 - Words: 99,848 - Reviews: 1658 - Favs: 1,159 - Follows: 1,807 - Updated: 7/31 - Published: 5/15/2009 - Harry P., Severus S.
Strength in Weakness by Littleforest reviews
Set during OotP. When Harry falls ill in Snape's lesson, the last thing he expects is for the ensuing drama to unveil a deadly plot that could end his life once and for all...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 184,746 - Reviews: 2570 - Favs: 2,004 - Follows: 2,843 - Updated: 6/18 - Published: 1/11/2013 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Boy-Who-Survived: When Ordeals Are Real by babascoop reviews
Harry has been abandoned by Vernon Dursley and had to survive on his own all his life. As the death eaters were always on his trail, he had to fight against impossible odds simply to live another day. Now he's turned eleven, will his life change ? Details on the M-rating inside.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Adventure - Chapters: 7 - Words: 53,143 - Reviews: 38 - Favs: 105 - Follows: 188 - Updated: 4/27 - Published: 6/2/2016 - Harry P.
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: 334 - Favs: 329 - Follows: 543 - Updated: 2/4 - Published: 4/1/2009 - Severus S., Harry P.
Phoenix Tears by Alexannah reviews
Featured in The Sunday Times, 17-07-11. Harry had hoped for a quiet sixth year. A renewed friendship with Dumbledore, elusive Horcruxes, playing match-maker, unwanted extra Divination and the discovery of yet more secrets dictate otherwise. HPGW ADMM SBLE
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 25 - Words: 73,062 - Reviews: 129 - Favs: 118 - Follows: 182 - Updated: 9/18/2016 - Published: 3/14/2007 - Harry P., Albus D.
Forgiveness by fawkesfeathers reviews
Dumbledore forces Severus to continue to teach Potter Occlumency. This prolonged exposure engenders a fragile bond between the two. This new relationship will change the lives of many, including their own.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Hurt/Comfort/Adventure - Chapters: 18 - Words: 59,244 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 434 - Follows: 677 - Updated: 4/28/2016 - Published: 6/20/2013 - Harry P., Severus S.
Auld Lang Syne by fawkesfeathers reviews
After the events in 'Visions', Snape, Sirius and Harry have to figure what they mean to each other. Returning to a normal life may be more difficult than they expected, but they all need to get their act together before Voldemort gets the elixir of life. This story is a sequel to Visions of Sugarplums.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 6 - Words: 36,987 - Reviews: 123 - Favs: 161 - Follows: 296 - Updated: 4/2/2016 - Published: 12/25/2014 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S.
Reverberations by aesopianalex reviews
The summer after the debacle at the Ministry, Draco Malfoy is sent to live with Harry Potter. He writes letters to Severus Snape, telling him how he's doing- and what's really going on in Harry Potter's house. [Complete]
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 30 - Words: 64,939 - Reviews: 835 - Favs: 1,216 - Follows: 1,598 - Updated: 1/8/2016 - Published: 2/5/2014 - Harry P., Draco M., Severus S. - Complete
The Mark of a Hero by Littleforest reviews
After the disastrous end to his fifth year, Harry is back at No. 4, Privet Drive for the summer. With grief and the pressure of the prophecy weighing him down, Harry struggles to keep going, but this time he is not left to suffer alone. As his 6th year progresses, can Harry's friends and mentors show him that he still has something worth fighting for?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 23 - Words: 108,748 - Reviews: 276 - Favs: 296 - Follows: 383 - Updated: 8/8/2015 - Published: 2/25/2012 - Harry P., Albus D.
Sparks of the Tempest by AsItBegan reviews
Sequel to Child of Innocence. With Harry's fifth year comes the return of Voldemort; ominous news for both Harry and Severus. Coupled with the oppression of the Ministry of Magic, Harry's fifth year is not shaping up to be much better than his last. With Severus's help, can he manage to defy the Ministry and convince the Wizarding world of Voldemort's return?
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 33 - Words: 68,687 - Reviews: 174 - Favs: 196 - Follows: 305 - Updated: 1/6/2015 - Published: 5/18/2014 - Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Dolores U.
Visions of Sugarplums Danced in Their Heads by fawkesfeathers reviews
Over Christmas break, Harry and Snape are attacked by a Ghangzou, a rare, magical genie that shows its victims what life would be like if one thing changed. What they see will alter their relationship forever, if they'll let it.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Family/Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 16 - Words: 128,984 - Reviews: 234 - Favs: 393 - Follows: 202 - Updated: 12/25/2014 - Published: 4/3/2014 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Time of Transition by kittyrunner reviews
Still reeling from previous events, Harry Potter enters his sixth year under the weight of his many burdens. With Dumbledore now playing a greater role in his life, they must work together to overcome the deep connection Harry shares with the Dark Lord or else risk sacrificing Harry's sanity before the Prophecy can be fulfilled. A/U-6th year
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 12 - Words: 91,244 - Reviews: 184 - Favs: 143 - Follows: 168 - Updated: 11/14/2014 - Published: 8/2/2004 - Harry P., Albus D.
Harry Potter and the Alchemist's Apprentice by Elvenlaughter reviews
James and Lily Potter struggle to protect their family in 1981, while twenty years in the future, their only son fights to end the war that has come close to consuming his life. AU, DH disregarded.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 26 - Words: 103,926 - Reviews: 463 - Favs: 1,019 - Follows: 1,454 - Updated: 10/16/2014 - Published: 5/9/2008 - Harry P., James P.
Moment of Impact by Suite Sambo reviews
An accident the summer before 6th year puts Dumbledore's plans for Harry in motion sooner than planned. Will an unexpected truce with Snape better prepare Harry for what is to come? A Snape mentors Harry fic with all the regular players. AU after OOTP.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 46 - Words: 116,203 - Reviews: 1046 - Favs: 1,751 - Follows: 511 - Updated: 8/8/2014 - Published: 11/24/2010 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Ashes of the Phoenix by Emrald Eyes reviews
Sick and tired with the way the Dursleys were treating him, Harry decides he has had enough. Leaving the house he makes his way towards the Leaky Cauldron only to encounter the one person he didnt want to see...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 86,567 - Reviews: 1101 - Favs: 1,371 - Follows: 1,590 - Updated: 6/14/2014 - Published: 10/2/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
Fade Into Darkness by Bottlefame-Brewglory reviews
Harry is abducted after his fifth year of Hogwarts and is rescued by an unlikely Death Eater. With Snape at his side will Harry be able to conquer Voldemort and build the family he has never been able to have? Takes place after OoTP. Harry/Snape. Non slash. Updated once a week. Rated M for violence. Mentor/Guardian.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Family/Angst - Chapters: 27 - Words: 116,656 - Reviews: 237 - Favs: 175 - Follows: 240 - Updated: 6/1/2014 - Published: 12/7/2012 - Harry P., Severus S.
Harry Potter and the Lessons of Life by History101 reviews
A.U. Set two weeks after Order of the Phoenix. Even the world's foremost leader of Light can make mistakes and by offering to teach everything he knows to the Boy-Who-Lived, Dumbledore begins to make amends. With Dumbledore choosing to take a more active role in Harry's life sooner, how different will events play out? A Dumbledore, Harry mentor fic. I don't own original rights.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Adventure/Friendship - Chapters: 7 - Words: 22,343 - Reviews: 20 - Favs: 48 - Follows: 70 - Updated: 5/12/2014 - Published: 4/28/2014 - Albus D., Harry P.
Advance The Phoenix by Rachelme177 reviews
Year 7 sequel to Follow the Phoenix. Harry & Albus have made Horcrux hunting a family sport. Add a secret plan to elope, Voldemort's obsession with taking Harry alive, and Snape deciding to 'be nice', and it promises to be an interesting year. H/G
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 45 - Words: 333,906 - Reviews: 761 - Favs: 437 - Follows: 594 - Updated: 5/2/2014 - Published: 4/28/2010 - Harry P., Albus D.
Summer: No Holiday by BlueHorizon6 reviews
Snape/ Harry mentor fic. Set after the Tri-wizard Tournament and Voldemort's return to physical form. Harry is forced to spend the summer with Snape to train how to fight. It is not an arrangement either can stand but they must find a way to communicate if they are to make any progress at all.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 29 - Words: 161,055 - Reviews: 656 - Favs: 602 - Follows: 678 - Updated: 4/4/2014 - Published: 2/29/2008 - Harry P., Severus S.
Reparo by little-starling reviews
When Harry finds himself at the black gates of Hogwarts two weeks into his summer holiday, no one is more surprised than Harry himself. AU. Dumbledore/Harry mentor fic. Angst.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 17 - Words: 117,552 - Reviews: 389 - Favs: 389 - Follows: 438 - Updated: 9/8/2013 - Published: 12/11/2007 - Albus D., Harry P.
Tuesdays with Severus by Suite Sambo reviews
Back at Hogwarts for his 8th year, Harry deals with mystery correspondents and unusual magical ability. This is story 5 in the "Moment of Impact" Series and is a sequel to "A Summer of Flotsam and Jetsam." Story and series follow canon with a Harry/Severus mentor/father/son relationship established after 5th year and of course, Severus survives Nagini's attack.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 22 - Words: 114,733 - Reviews: 763 - Favs: 448 - Follows: 425 - Updated: 8/16/2013 - Published: 6/10/2012 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Far Beyond a Promise Kept by oliver.snape reviews
Snape never wanted anyone to know of his promise to Dumbledore, but has realised that he can protect Potter much better by taking a less passive role in the boy's training. Actually liking Harry Potter has never been part of his plan. mentor/guardian.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Family - Chapters: 17 - Words: 140,548 - Reviews: 1277 - Favs: 2,703 - Follows: 1,084 - Updated: 2/13/2013 - Published: 10/27/2012 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
A Summer of Flotsam and Jetsam by Suite Sambo reviews
Harry, Severus and entourage recover together the summer after the Final Battle oceanside at Shell Cottage. With R&H, Ginny, George, Minerva, Luna, Neville, Andromeda & Teddy. 4th Story in "Moment of Impact" series; immediately follows "One Man's Island."
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 19 - Words: 91,405 - Reviews: 642 - Favs: 447 - Follows: 273 - Updated: 6/10/2012 - Published: 10/21/2011 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Second Chances by Mara Rome reviews
A mentor fic: When Snape discovers Harry is abused by the Dursley's, he is forced to teach Harry for the summer after the tri-wizard tournament. Will they eventually find the family they never had? No slash and Harry will never be Snape's biological son.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Family - Chapters: 46 - Words: 226,813 - Reviews: 3023 - Favs: 2,740 - Follows: 2,820 - Updated: 1/8/2012 - Published: 9/28/2008 - Severus S., Harry P.
River of Dreams by Tajjas reviews
When Severus Snape finds a certain brat-who-lived out after curfew the year after Voldemort's return, it starts a chain of events that he wouldn't have imagined in his wildest dreams. Or nightmares.
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Adventure - Chapters: 52 - Words: 274,110 - Reviews: 1514 - Favs: 1,523 - Follows: 1,692 - Updated: 10/23/2011 - Published: 1/31/2006 - Severus S., Harry P.
One Man's Island by Suite Sambo reviews
Summary: Separated but engaged, Severus follows Harry's horcrux hunt from his post as Headmaster . This seventh year fic told from Severus' point of view is part 3 in the "Moment of Impact" and "Regards, Harry" story arc. Harry/Severus mentor.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 11 - Words: 49,375 - Reviews: 345 - Favs: 387 - Follows: 138 - Updated: 10/21/2011 - Published: 8/28/2011 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Regards, Harry by Suite Sambo reviews
Sequel to Moment of Impact. Harry and Severus' relationship develops through their correspondence during Harry's sixth year at Hogwarts. Mainly follows canon but within the H/S mentor relationship established in Moment of Impact.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship - Chapters: 45 - Words: 191,154 - Reviews: 676 - Favs: 547 - Follows: 262 - Updated: 10/21/2011 - Published: 1/8/2011 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Getting to know her by coraline-caroline reviews
Shortly after Sirius'death Harry is helping Dumbledore sorting memories for the pensieve. He is in for a surprise and discovers there is somebody else to rely on. There is more to MM than he thought. Mainly MM/HP -also other characters AD, Lily...
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Friendship/Family - Chapters: 47 - Words: 118,937 - Reviews: 198 - Favs: 193 - Follows: 105 - Updated: 9/21/2011 - Published: 6/27/2011 - Harry P., Minerva M. - Complete
My Enemy's Enemy by PBrules reviews
Post OoTP. Alternate Timeline. Harry's had a wretched summer. To top it off, Dumbledore insists he continue studies in Occlumency with the dreaded Severus Snape. Will he and Snape learn to get along? NOT SLASH.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort - Chapters: 37 - Words: 161,376 - Reviews: 412 - Favs: 363 - Follows: 477 - Updated: 8/5/2011 - Published: 6/20/2009 - 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: 1627 - Favs: 2,047 - Follows: 1,093 - Updated: 5/13/2011 - Published: 6/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Follow the Phoenix by Rachelme177 reviews
AU after HBP:Chap2. After OotP, better choices are made: instead of staying a passive influence, Albus becomes an active part of Harry’s life; and Ginny becomes a better friend. And at the end of summer, the hunt for the Horcruxes begins! H/G
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Family - Chapters: 38 - Words: 187,877 - Reviews: 556 - Favs: 644 - Follows: 297 - Updated: 4/28/2010 - Published: 5/17/2009 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
Maybe Things Can Change by Snakequeen-in-Norway reviews
Very similar to Coming to Care, but without the continuations. I originally drafted the two at the same time. Sick!Harry. Severus taking care of him. Bonding. A little sappy. Mild swearing. Reference to child abuse/neglect.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 4 - Words: 9,063 - Reviews: 61 - Favs: 285 - Follows: 95 - Updated: 2/21/2010 - Published: 2/10/2010 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Severus Snape and the Muggle by wrappedinharry reviews
When Harry and his pretty new neighbour and friend are rescued from Privet Dve, Snape becomes Harry's reluctant guardian and carer in the weeks following. Old prejudices are challenged as Harry's new friend casts her own spell over the Potions Master
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Romance - Chapters: 34 - Words: 265,569 - Reviews: 1259 - Favs: 383 - Follows: 522 - Updated: 11/4/2009 - Published: 11/1/2007 - Severus S., Harry P.
Temporal Guardian by LLALVA reviews
At the end of 2nd year, Molly Weasley is determined to stop Harry from returning to his relatives home. She and Madam Pomfrey force the powers that be in Hogwarts to find a more suitable place for Harry. May include corporal punishment later.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 29 - Words: 112,733 - Reviews: 572 - Favs: 682 - Follows: 335 - Updated: 9/20/2009 - Published: 4/17/2009 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Acceptance by enb2004 reviews
Snape mentors Harry. No slash! Snape rescues Harry from the Dursley's, only meaning to save the boy. But when they become emotionally attached, they find themselves in a constantly changing world, where acceptance and love are the only means to survival. Rewriting with LoveSnilyAlways.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 78 - Words: 92,531 - Reviews: 1346 - Favs: 768 - Follows: 192 - Updated: 2/11/2008 - Published: 3/25/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
O Mine Enemy by Kirby Lane reviews
When Harry finds a battered Snape on his doorstep, events are set in motion that will determine the outcome of the war. 6th year, ignores HBP. Eventually Snape mentors Harry. Response to Bil's Challenge.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 21 - Words: 112,276 - Reviews: 1211 - Favs: 929 - Follows: 1,156 - Updated: 1/19/2008 - Published: 4/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S.
Harry Potter and the Ferratilis Potion by Arualcopia reviews
Rescued from Privet Drive by Severus Snape, Harry deages himself during a rash plan, retaining his 16 yr old mind. Can Harry trust the only one who seems to understand him now and who is brewing the potion he needs to recover? AU 6th year. No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Fantasy - Chapters: 26 - Words: 172,601 - Reviews: 1233 - Favs: 1,016 - Follows: 1,142 - Updated: 11/14/2007 - Published: 4/12/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
It Starts as a Summer by breannatala reviews
A Snape adopts Harry fic. 12 year old Harry is abandoned when the Dursleys go on vacation and Snape is persuaded to take harry in. From there, everything slowly changes. IN PROGRESS. Temp. Hiatus so I can finish planning and rewrite parts of the story
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 20 - Words: 61,448 - Reviews: 659 - Favs: 531 - Follows: 721 - Updated: 8/8/2007 - Published: 2/4/2006 - Harry P., Severus S.
Stronger Than Hope by Alaunatar reviews
AU after OoTP, a few HBP details. An obsessed, grieving Harry has decided on a dangerous way to defeat Voldemort. Snape is paying closer attention than before, but his contempt for Harry blinds him. Eventual Snape as Harry's guardian story. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 50 - Words: 164,882 - Reviews: 1534 - Favs: 1,825 - Follows: 565 - Updated: 4/3/2007 - Published: 2/11/2007 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
Harry's Last Hope by teachersnape64 reviews
The summer following Sirius death, Harry is filled with guilt. Snape helps him prepare for the battle of his life against Voldemort! Over 2,ooo,ooo hits! Harry rocks! Not a Severitus but close.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Romance - Chapters: 53 - Words: 251,650 - Reviews: 2951 - Favs: 1,723 - Follows: 725 - Updated: 8/3/2006 - Published: 11/9/2005 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
New Beginnings by Hayley87 reviews
After the events of the Triwizard Tournament, Dumbledore feels that Harry is no longer safe at the Dursleys. He decides to take Harry in for the summer and help with Harry's depression.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 22 - Words: 47,914 - Reviews: 342 - Favs: 371 - Follows: 153 - Updated: 3/10/2006 - Published: 10/23/2005 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
Web of Lies: Revelations by Star Polaris reviews
Alec's year at Hogwarts can't be normal, after all, being the Harry Potter and posing as Albus Dumbledore's grandson is bound to bring trouble. Sequel to Web of Lies
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 46 - Words: 92,483 - Reviews: 3742 - Favs: 2,092 - Follows: 527 - Updated: 10/16/2005 - Published: 1/25/2004 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Battle of Wills by Jocelyn reviews
PostOOTP, Snape blows his cover as a spy to save Harry from Voldemort. To win the war, even those who loathe each other must unite, and many lessons are learned in the process. COMPLETE!
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 356,457 - Reviews: 6146 - Favs: 3,645 - Follows: 762 - Updated: 7/12/2005 - Published: 11/27/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Prophecy of the Phoenix by Storyspindler reviews
Complete and edited! Harry's fifth year will send him on a journey to discover his destiny and who he really is.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 23 - Words: 117,735 - Reviews: 1247 - Favs: 1,583 - Follows: 389 - Updated: 4/15/2005 - Published: 8/18/2002 - Complete
Most Wanted! Harry Potter and Severus Snape by Aarwen reviews
Snape is shocked by what he finds when he fetches Harry from the Dursleys. As their understanding of each other grows, the Dark Lord makes his next moves in the war. Will the consequences be tragic? R for Angst,violence.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 28 - Words: 76,889 - Reviews: 766 - Favs: 480 - Follows: 348 - Updated: 11/14/2004 - Published: 8/28/2004 - Severus S., Harry P.
Harry Potter and The Final Step by little old lady reviews
Harry learns to control the magic around him in his war with Voldemort. Set in Harry's final year at Hogwarts. This continues on after my last story, the Next Step. Complete!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 33 - Words: 114,899 - Reviews: 480 - Favs: 78 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 3/16/2004 - Published: 2/13/2004 - Complete
Harry and The Next Step by little old lady reviews
Harry turn 16, he struggles to cope with the loss of Sirius and discover the special power Dumbledore seems so sure he has
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Adventure - Chapters: 32 - Words: 56,904 - Reviews: 318 - Favs: 119 - Follows: 35 - Updated: 2/6/2004 - Published: 1/16/2004 - Harry P.
Web of Lies by Star Polaris reviews
After GoF Harry is feeling depressed, seeing how the Dursley are treating him, Dumbledore decides to take him in. To which lengts will the headmaster go to insure their safety?
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 41 - Words: 66,718 - Reviews: 2163 - Favs: 2,348 - Follows: 494 - Updated: 1/18/2004 - Published: 12/15/2002 - Harry P., Albus D. - Complete
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Child of Hogwarts, Part III: The Master of Death 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: 13 - Words: 153,088 - Reviews: 135 - Favs: 121 - Follows: 210 - Updated: 10/8 - Published: 4/24 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
Child of Hogwarts, Part II: The Marauder Legacy reviews
Sequel to COH, Part I. Follows Harry through Year Three at Hogwarts. See Part I for the premise... With Remus Lupin returned to Britain and Sirius Black on the move, Harry, Albus, Minerva and Severus continue to adjust to their changing realities and prepare for an uncertain future... while the ghosts of their pasts refuse to lie dormant. Mentorship; Training; Adventure.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 43 - Words: 433,478 - Reviews: 415 - Favs: 313 - Follows: 435 - Updated: 4/24 - Published: 5/8/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M. - Complete
Child of Hogwarts, Part I: The Lion, the Snake, and the Chamber reviews
First in a series of canon-based stories, which will follow Harry Potter from the summer before COS through Hogwarts. When Harry returns to the Dursleys after the events of PS, his summer gets off to a terrible start. Albus intervenes, taking Harry back to the castle. Come see how multiple POVs and changing relationships slowly shape Harry's world! Mentorship; Training; Adventure.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Chapters: 30 - Words: 216,924 - Reviews: 150 - Favs: 458 - Follows: 393 - Updated: 5/8/2016 - Published: 3/7/2016 - Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M. - Complete