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Summary: Summer after fifth year: Why did everything bad happen to Harry Potter? Why did it always have to be Severus who picked up the pieces? And why did the kid in Severus’ neighbourhood had to be such a Hufflepuff?

Interrupted in his well-earned summer holidays of tending to his vegetable garden and just reading a lot of sciene fiction, Severus Snape is sent to track down one runaway Harry Potter.

Takes Place: 6th summer Chapters: 26
Snape flavour: Snape Comforts, Snape is Angry, Snape is Kind, Snape is Mean, Snape's a Bully Completed: No
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape Genres: Angst, Drama, Family, Humor
Tags: Adoption, Runaway Word count: 60113
Main Characters: .Snape and Harry (required), Hermione, Original Character, Ron Read: 21997
Rated: T
Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Alcohol Use, Bullying, Drug use, Emotional Abuse, Neglect, Physical Abuse
Series: None
Challenges: None
Published: 26 Mar 2023 - Updated: 05 Mar 2024
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After many years of reading, I finally decided to write as well. Hope you enjoy!
Disclaimer: I don’t own Harry Potter, merely borrowing some characters.
German Translation available on ao3, fanfiction.net and fanfiktion.de under the same title.

Table of Contents

1. Prologue by Nemo [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (1368 words) Printer

2. Loopy loop of Summer by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (1777 words) Printer

3. Survival Training by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarhalf-star (1114 words) Printer

4. Welcome Home Mr. Snape by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (1114 words) Printer

5. Day off by Nemo [Reviews - 7] starstarstarstarstar (2593 words) Printer

6. Letters, books and weathermen by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (2773 words) Printer

7. The Garden of a Potion Master by Nemo [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (1517 words) Printer

8. Summer Storm by Nemo [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (2364 words) Printer

9. Lightning by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (2301 words) Printer

10. Different Decisions by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (1709 words) Printer

11. On the Road by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (4088 words) Printer

12. Unknown Ways - Part 1 by Nemo [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (2612 words) Printer

13. Unknown Ways - Part 2 by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (1905 words) Printer

You'll find the added part right after the second horizontal line break ;)

14. Several Encounters by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (1611 words) Printer

15. A Day in Summer by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (2183 words) Printer

16. Snape's Grudge by Nemo [Reviews - 5] starstarstarstarstar (2380 words) Printer

Finally! The big moment has arrived. Some interaction between our two favourite characters at last. I only now realize how hard it is to write Harry-Severus-squabbles ;) Hope you like it!
Please let me know if you liked the chapter from the different POVs.

17. A Cast, a Caustic Teacher and a Cat by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (2436 words) Printer

18. Schemes in the Garden by Nemo [Reviews - 10] starstarstarstarstar (1651 words) Printer

19. Insidious Disease - Part 1 by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (1380 words) Printer

20. Insidious Disease - Part 2 by Nemo [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (2301 words) Printer

21. Stormy Weather by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (2886 words) Printer

Warning: graphic depiction of an injury in this chapter.

 

22. Dog Days by Nemo [Reviews - 2] starstarstarstarstar (3180 words) Printer

23. Rescue Mission by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (2671 words) Printer

24. Hot soup and almost afternoon tea by Nemo [Reviews - 3] starstarstarstarstar (2546 words) Printer

25. Nighttime Thoughts by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (2734 words) Printer

26. Raincoats, Tolkien and Presbyopia by Nemo [Reviews - 4] starstarstarstarstar (4919 words) Printer

To be continued...
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