“What— What are you doing?” To his credit, he manages to pull the child to a full stop by yanking him back, bringing him in closer to hold his shoulders again and glare at him in the eyes, no matter the way he winces at their familiar colour. “You are aware that you have just undergone a panic attack, are you not?”
There’s something in Potter’s eyes that seems to flash at that, but it’s gone within the moment. Severus files that away for later ruminations.
“I know,” he says matter-of-factly, like he’s just declared that the sky is blue.
Takes Place: 1st summer before Hogwarts, 1st Year
Snape flavour: Angry Snape, Comforting Snape, Kind Snape, Loving Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Time Travel
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape