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A letter from home sends Harry down a path he'd never have walked on his own. A sixth year fic, this story follows Order of the Phoenix and disregards any canon events that occur after Book 5. Spoilers for the first five books. Have fun!

Takes Place: 6th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Slytherin!Harry, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Neglect, Self-harm, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 96 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Sep 2007 / 28 Feb 2007
Series: A Year Like None Other - Challenges: None
Sequel to The Choices We Made.

With Voldemort dead and Harry's cancer settling life should be returning to normal for Harry and Snape but things aren't always as they seem. Instead they find themselves challenged in new ways. When dangerous events start after Harry's return to Hogwarts can Snape figure out what's going on before they're torn apart again? HPSS mentor Healing/Coping

Takes Place: 7th summer, 7th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Depressed Snape, Desperate Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Out of Character, Romance/Het
Chapters: 69 - Completed: No - Updated: 07 May 2022 / 15 Nov 2020
Series: Choices We Made Universe - Challenges: None
*COMPLETE* What if you could change your biggest regret? After a devastating event occurs, Snape from an alternate reality is given that chance, but ends up in the canon universe. Will he be able to gain back what he's lost while helping to save the wizarding world at the same time? AU post-OOTP, adopt/mentor, Sick!Harry,

Takes Place: 5th Year, 6th summer, 6th Year - Snape flavour: Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape, Secretive Snape
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Hospitalization, Injured!Harry, Kidnapped!Harry, Kidnapped!Snape, Physical Impairment, Snape-meets-Dursleys, Time Travel
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Out of Character
Chapters: 75 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 22 Oct 2020 / 06 Jun 2020
Series: Choices We Made Universe - Challenges: None
Dudley and Harry flee Vernon - to Severus. A different Tom Riddle, Petunia is good. Lucius and Draco are helpful. Albus is a bit misguided. The twins are only a year older than Harry, so I can make them non-Gryffindor.

Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Profanity
Chapters: 137 - Completed: No - Updated: 28 Sep 2014 / 28 Jun 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
A new year means new perils and friendships for Harry, as he faces the Triwizard Tournament, a vengeful Dark Lord's return, and must try and master the secrets of Prince Manor. Can his family and friends help him succeed? Sequel to Heir to Prince Manor!

Takes Place: 4th Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Vampires
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Physical Punishment Spanking, Profanity, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 79 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 16 Dec 2011 / 20 May 2009
Series: Prince Manor - Challenges: None
Harry receives a very special gift on his 16th birthday that leads him to the help he needs...Snape is finding respite from his growing pressures and discovers one in need of help. Despite himself, he finds he CAN grow close to another living being. Only..."everything would've been so much simpler if it'd actually been a cat"...

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Creature!fic, Kidnapped, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 51 - Completed: No - Updated: 23 Dec 2010 / 09 Dec 2007
Series: None - Challenges: None
At Lily's request, Albus Dumbledore has kept a secret from Severus Snape for 17 years. When Dumbledore learns that this secret plays a vital role in the war, however, it is Snape who is left to deal with the consequences. As Harry's true parentage is revealed, both his and Snape's futures become uncertain. The two must learn to work together in order to survive. PreHBP.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: None
Categories: Parental Snape > Biological Father Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 58 - Completed: No - Updated: 11 Oct 2015 / 28 Jun 2005
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus Snape is a complicated man, but when it comes to protecting Harry Potter's life, there is nothing more simple than succeeding. When Severus finds himself caring for the boy after an attack, how will their relationship change? Snape-Harry mentor fic.

Takes Place: 6th summer, 6th Year, 7th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Out of Character Snape, Overly-protective Snape
Tags: Adoption, Animagus!Snape, Kidnapped, Pregnancy, Sibling Addition, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Character Death, Neglect, Out of Character, Profanity, Rape, Romance/Het, Romance/Slash, Self-harm, Suicide Themes, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 62 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 10 Feb 2016 / 24 Jun 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
(UPDATED: APR 02 2011) Snape wakes up from a coma to a new world in which Voldemort is dead and gone, defeated by Harry Potter. Deciding he has nothing more to live for, he tries to end his life, but things don't quite work out the way he planned. Harry gets pulled in by Dumbledore to assist with Snape's...little dilemma.

Takes Place: 8 - Pre Epilogue (adult Harry) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Deaging, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Reverse Roles > Parental Harry
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Physical Punishment Spanking, Neglect, Romance/Het
Chapters: 47 - Completed: No - Updated: 21 Aug 2010 / 11 Sep 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
When Harry finds an injured Snape on his doorstep and must hide him from the Dursleys, he has no idea that this very, very bad day will be the start of something good.

Harry and Snape are thrown together by annoying relatives, a series of strange dreams, and Voldemort's latest hunt for Harry, but their greatest challenge may well be surviving each other. This will be a long summer unless the two can find a way to work together. A slow-burn enemy-to-mentor story.

Alternate 6th summer (and part of the school year): post-OotP; ignores HBP and DH.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Canon Snape
Tags: Injured!Harry, Injured!Snape, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Neglect, Violence
Chapters: 61 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 08 Mar 2021 / 30 Apr 2007
Series: None - Challenges: Battered Snape for Breakfast

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