Kirby Lane
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Joined 07-29-05, id: 866407, Profile Updated: 08-05-13
Author has written 2 stories for Harry Potter.

NOTE (2013) - To those of you who have expressed concern over my story O MINE ENEMY, I want to extend a sincere apology for having not updated in so long. Despite appearances, I have never considered this story abandoned. In the past several years, I have gone through international moves, unexpected life events, and grad school, causing me to make other things in my life a priority over this story. I have, however, mapped out the remainder of O Mine Enemy, and I do periodically review and add to my notes. Now that my life is settling down, it is only a matter of getting back into the writing habit - easier said than done, I am discovering! I want to thank all of my readers from the bottom of my heart for not sending me mean or nasty reviews as I have seen left on some stories that have lagged. I'm so proud that I have such polite, concerned and loyal readers! If you have any comments or suggestions to help me get started up again, please don't hesitate to write. The more I am reminded that I still have readers wanting to follow my story, the more motivated I become.

Hi to anyone who is reading this! I have been lurking around fanfiction sites (primarily and ever since I finished reading Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and wanted more! It's so fun to find gems of stories by truly talented writers. I read so many stories about Snape and Harry (my favorite duo, barring slash) that I think I exhausted the pool. So I figure...if you can't find more of what you want to read, write it yourself:) I've been doing that for a while now, just starting to post. Hope you'll read it and tell me what you think!

Just FYI - Some little tidbits about me that might affect what you read in my Harry Potter world:

1. I love what I am, but I'm sorry, it's not British. I'll use the terms that I know, but if not everything is exactly the way you Brits out there like it, I'm sorry. I'm focusing more on the content of my story, and I hope you'll still enjoy it.

2. I have two jobs and go to school. So I write as often as I can and I have a schedule for myself, but I can't promise a specific length or timeline for updates...each week is a little bit different.

3. I don't hold stories ransom for reviews. Review it or not, if I post it here, I'll finish it here. But like any author, reviews do make me happy. :) As much as I like to write anyway, nice and/or constructive reviews put a big goofy grin on my face and make me want to finish the next chapter even quicker so I can read more of them. are like my chocolate. ;)

4. None of my stories will feature slash. 'nuff said.

Ok, if you made it this far, stop reading my profile and get to the story! Snape's more interesting than I am, anyway. He's got that great dark sarcastic thing going for him.

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Better Be Slytherin! by jharad17 reviews
YEAR ONE COMPLETED! As a first year, Harry is sorted into Slytherin instead of Gryffindor, and no one is more surprised than his new Head of House. Snape mentors Harry fic.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Adventure - Chapters: 51 - Words: 175,130 - Reviews: 7586 - Favs: 6,229 - Follows: 3,720 - Updated: 3/17/2009 - Published: 8/20/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Medians and Curves by Shylee Taregan reviews
Subject to starvation, hatred, and abuse, young Harry Potter is finally left, beaten and alone, in an alleyway. Given no other choice, Dumbledore must put Harry in the care of his last remaining relative, his father, Severus Snape.
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Hurt/Comfort/Tragedy - Chapters: 6 - Words: 19,823 - Reviews: 202 - Favs: 238 - Follows: 435 - Updated: 2/6/2008 - Published: 8/18/2007 - Severus S., Harry P.
Whelp by jharad17 reviews
AU. Harry is 7 years old and treated literally like a dog by the Dursleys. Will he be rescued by the wizarding world? Will he ever be fit to take on the mantle of The Boy Who Lived? childfic, preHogwarts, sevitus. warning:extreme child abuse, violence
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 27 - Words: 75,078 - Reviews: 1844 - Favs: 2,557 - Follows: 771 - Updated: 9/2/2007 - Published: 7/15/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
The Guiltless by kilara25 reviews
Sixth year AU, written pre HBP. When Harry appears at the Welcoming Feast wearing a glamor only Snape notices, Snape decides to find out what the glamor is hiding. His investigation leads to a number of shocking revelations about both Harry and himself.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Hurt/Comfort/Angst - Chapters: 8 - Words: 27,608 - Reviews: 523 - Favs: 1,921 - Follows: 654 - Updated: 8/24/2007 - Published: 6/27/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Harry Potter and the Chained Souls by Theowyn of HPG reviews
Harry must discover how Voldemort cheated death. He faces Death Eaters, shadowy Ministry officials & suspicions that threaten to tear his own allies apart. But the answers lie in the mind where victory can only be won by freeing the chained souls. SEQUEL
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 31 - Words: 231,287 - Reviews: 684 - Favs: 657 - Follows: 150 - Updated: 7/12/2007 - Published: 4/16/2007 - 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: 383 - Favs: 834 - Follows: 132 - Updated: 3/27/2007 - Published: 2/28/2007 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Of Ordinary Wizards by Delaine reviews
Of Ordinary Wizards is about the tangled knots of enmity and having the courage to unravel them. It's about realizing you don't have the whole story when you were certain you did. Post HBP. An Albus Severus Harry fic. An AU book seven story. Complete.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Adventure - Chapters: 33 - Words: 168,636 - Reviews: 786 - Favs: 443 - Follows: 198 - Updated: 2/4/2007 - Published: 7/21/2005 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
In Blood Only by E.M. Snape reviews
Snape is Harry's father. No one is happy to hear it. [R due to colorful language, dark themes, and nongraphic violence.]
Harry Potter - Rated: M - English - Drama - Chapters: 45 - Words: 185,251 - Reviews: 3678 - Favs: 2,662 - Follows: 758 - Updated: 8/15/2006 - Published: 8/24/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Cost of a Life Debt by SiriuslySeverus reviews
After the war is over, Severus Snape lays claim to a life debt owed to him by one Harry Potter. Ch 10 Harry has visitors. NO SLASH. Pre HBP
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Angst - Chapters: 10 - Words: 29,541 - Reviews: 283 - Favs: 149 - Follows: 199 - Updated: 8/13/2005 - Published: 2/23/2005 - Harry P., Severus S.
Duel by Jocelyn reviews
A one shot, prequel to Dumbledore's Men. Not all hate is based upon ignorance. Sometimes it is based upon the deepest understanding. HBP spoilers!
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 3,250 - Reviews: 278 - Favs: 288 - Follows: 36 - Published: 7/17/2005 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Surreality by Perse reviews
Harry begins to have vivid dreams...happy dreams, showing what his life might have been like with his parents. But Dumbledore and Snape think this is the Dark Lord’s doing, and that it needs to be undone. COMPLETE
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 13 - Words: 41,315 - Reviews: 504 - Favs: 675 - Follows: 114 - Updated: 7/14/2005 - Published: 1/14/2005 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Beloved on this Earth by Chary reviews
Snape OFC romance. When Harry is injured and taken to a Muggle hospital, the nurse caring for him feels a strange connection to the injured boy, and certainly doesn't trust the Professor who claims he has come to return him to his school. ...Complete..
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Romance - Chapters: 30 - Words: 190,286 - Reviews: 969 - Favs: 520 - Follows: 76 - Updated: 7/14/2005 - Published: 1/16/2002 - Severus S. - Complete
Resonance by GreenGecko reviews
Year six and Harry needs rescuing by Dumbledore and Snape. The resulting understanding between Harry and Snape is critical to destroying Voldemort and leads to an offer of adoption. Covers year seven and Auror training. Sequel is Revolution.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama - Chapters: 79 - Words: 528,272 - Reviews: 4560 - Favs: 3,666 - Follows: 645 - Updated: 6/27/2005 - Published: 3/29/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Afternoon Tea by despondent reviews
Snape hates to be interrupted, yet Lupin’s unwanted Afternoon Tea visit ends in enlightenment: Snape learns more about Lupin, Snape learns more about Harry and most importantly, Snape learns more about himself. (One-Shot)
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 5,646 - Reviews: 8 - Favs: 11 - Follows: 1 - Published: 4/21/2005 - 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: 741 - Favs: 410 - Follows: 291 - Updated: 11/14/2004 - Published: 8/28/2004 - Severus S., Harry P.
Revelations and Recovery by BlueGryphon reviews
Harry is surprised when Snape pulls him out of his miserable habitation at the Dursleys during the summer before sixth year, and disgusted when he finds out they'll be stuck together all summer. Also features Mark Evans. NOT SLASH OR SEVERITUS! Harry a
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 14 - Words: 26,719 - Reviews: 194 - Favs: 64 - Follows: 36 - Updated: 7/21/2004 - Published: 1/12/2004 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Cupboard by enahma reviews
After Sirius's death, Harry is sinking into depression. And then, he receives a detention which leads to a shocking revelation. Will he be able to stop sinking deeper? COMPLETE! No slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Drama - Chapters: 1 - Words: 13,931 - Reviews: 315 - Favs: 1,226 - Follows: 140 - Published: 2/29/2004 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Solstice by samhaincat reviews
Occlumency lessons again with Harry's grief unleashed and Snape realizing his heart is still functional also Snape helping an abused Dracoootp spoilers, not slashmostly Snape, Harry & DracoComplete
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Angst/Drama - Chapters: 65 - Words: 143,009 - Reviews: 2744 - Favs: 748 - Follows: 117 - Updated: 2/14/2004 - Published: 9/26/2003 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
Reconstruction by ScarletCarly reviews
Severitus Challenge. AU after publishing of OotP. Begins in Harry's 5th year, as Harry struggles with his losses. WIP.
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Drama/Tragedy - Chapters: 14 - Words: 22,049 - Reviews: 154 - Favs: 77 - Follows: 62 - Updated: 2/8/2004 - Published: 2/16/2003 - Harry P., Severus S.
Unfamiliar Roads by Clio reviews
Harry spends a quiet summer. But then Snape appears at Mrs. Figg’s doorstep and things get complicated. The Boy-Who-Lived and the Death-Eater-Turned-Spy will have to work together if they want to return to Hogwarts alive this year. Not Slash.
Harry Potter - Rated: K+ - English - Humor/Drama - Chapters: 8 - Words: 33,769 - Reviews: 219 - Favs: 80 - Follows: 52 - Updated: 6/19/2003 - Published: 1/28/2002 - Harry P., Severus S.
The Staff of Orkney by Ms. Snape reviews
An ancient artifact created by Merlin, the Staff of Orkney heightens the strengths--and weaknesses--of any wizard who wields it. (Harry begins to discover his true potential. Lupin, Sirius, and Snape must put aside old grudges.) {Complete}
Harry Potter - Rated: T - English - Adventure/Drama - Chapters: 20 - Words: 75,699 - Reviews: 417 - Favs: 173 - Follows: 24 - Updated: 1/6/2002 - Published: 1/29/2001 - Severus S., Harry P. - Complete
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The Gaze reviews
Response to 100-word Drabble Challenge. One-shot 100-ish word drabble from Severus' POV on...well, you'll see. There's no point in making the summary longer than the "story." :
Harry Potter - Rated: K - English - Poetry/Angst - Chapters: 1 - Words: 192 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 2 - Follows: 2 - Published: 1/19/2008 - Harry P., Severus S. - Complete
O Mine Enemy 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: 1153 - Favs: 730 - Follows: 990 - Updated: 1/19/2008 - Published: 4/29/2007 - Harry P., Severus S.
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