Potions and Snitches
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Snape Flavour: Comforting Snape
 


Stories
They are winter, all darkness and bone-white skin, surviving on air that knives into them at each breath. Severus has always known this about himself, but it is devastating to see it in someone else, in the very child he has vowed to protect.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Self-harm
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 09 Jul 2021 / 09 Jul 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
“I- I wasn’t trying to kill myself, Professor,” Harry said softly.

Snape glared at him, only slightly less cold than usual. “Then just what were you trying to do?”

“I was just going to… cut myself.”

Snape blinked and kept his eyes closed for a moment, rolling them as he opened them once more. “Obviously.”

Takes Place: 4th Year, 5th summer, 5th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape
Tags: Abuse Recovery, Addicted!Harry, Depression Recovery
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Self-harm, Suicide Themes
Chapters: 5 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 05 Jul 2021 / 27 Jun 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
“Take a sip and trust your gut,” The man with the mustache said. “If you think you’re in need of a bit of luck.”

As a general rule, Harry didn’t trust strangers, or the things they tried to give him, but he really needed to find Aunt Petunia.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape
Tags: Child fic
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 01 Jul 2021 / 30 Apr 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Felix Felicis Challenge
After getting sixteen year old Harry out of jail over the summer, Severus Snape must deal with a number of things, including: trying to maintain a relationship with his future wife, building a relationship with his future step-son, and trying to figure out the ever-changing enigma that is Harry Potter.

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Hospitalization, Incognito!Harry, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Runaway, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Profanity, Romance/Het, Violence
Chapters: 20 - Completed: No - Updated: 30 Jun 2021 / 06 Jul 2012
Series: None - Challenges: None
After the untimely death of his wife, Severus is forced to leave his infant son, Harry, into the care of his childhood rivals for safety as the war ruthlessly forges on.


*Touched up and edited!

Takes Place: 0 - Before Harry is born, 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11), 1st summer before Hogwarts - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Disguised!Snape, Hufflepuff!Harry, Incognito!Snape, Kidnapped, Physical Impairment
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Out of Character, Romance/Slash, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Jun 2021 / 04 Jun 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
When Harry and Ron crash Mr. Weasley's flying Ford Anglia into the Whomping Willow, Ron broke more than just his wand. As he and Harry argue whether Ron should go to the hospital wing, a certain potion's professor makes the decision for them. Taking the opportunity to scold Harry before Minerva can simply slap his wrist in response to his misdeeds, Severus doesn't expect to cause the child to have a flat-out panic attack... or to notice just how thin he has gotten over the summer.

Takes Place: 2nd Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Panic attack
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 19 Jun 2021 / 19 Jun 2021
Series: None - Challenges: A Broken Wrist and a Panic Attack
An unsettling revelation results in a kidnapping of the Boy-Who-Lived. A Potions Master becomes a fugitive in the UK, his only goal to fulfill a vow made to a flower. A hardheaded child's decision to run from his protector has lasting consequences on the child, changing not only his humanity but his parentage as well. Thrust into the role of parenting and a relationship, but still being hunted, how will this strange new family survive?

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Child fic, Deaged!Harry, Deaging, Disguised!Snape, Kidnapped, Kidnapped!Harry, New Identity!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Physical Punishment Spanking, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Romance/Het
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 12 Jun 2021 / 03 May 2021
Series: None - Challenges: Another School, Other wizarding cultures, Not on My Watch
The Battle of Hogwarts is over, and the dust begins to settle. The trio are haunted and not just from the battle. Harry wants to do something about that, something that Hermione doesn’t agree with at all.

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape
Tags: Alternate Universe, Deaged!Harry, Deaging, Time Travel
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape, Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape > Severitus Challenge
Rated: T - Warnings: None
Chapters: 2 - Completed: No - Updated: 09 Jun 2021 / 24 May 2021
Series: None - Challenges: None
During the 19th century London, Harry Potter falls down the chimney of the apothecary of one Professor Severus Snape; bringing with him dire inconveniences.

But not every family is found in blood, and not every story follows the same path. For Harry, Snape and Draco, the truth has never been harsher.

A Severitus AU, one without magic. A/N: Slow edits.

Takes Place: 3rd summer, 3rd Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Depressed Snape, Loving Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Physical Impairment, Sibling Addition
Categories: Healer Snape, Master Snape > Apprentice Harry, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Physical Punishment Non-Spanking, Physical Punishment Spanking, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Violence
Chapters: 28 - Completed: No - Updated: 27 May 2021 / 16 Jul 2020
Series: None - Challenges: Chimney Sweep
Harry doesn’t think living in the orphanage is that bad, but he’s tired of being picked on for having no one that wants him. When someone sends word they want to adopt a young wizard, Harry leaves the orphanage to go to his new home. The problem is, there’s been a mistake. Severus Snape would never have requested to adopt Harry Potter, and now that he’s there, he doesn’t want to keep him.

Takes Place: 3rd summer - Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Controlling Snape, Cruel Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Mean Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Adoption, Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Royalty!Snape, Runaway
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Teacher Snape > Unofficially teaching Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Bullying, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 9 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 13 May 2021 / 16 Aug 2020
Series: Harry Of Bainbridge & A Bainbridge Christmas - Challenges: None

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