1k+Loose Cannon » by manatee-vs-walrus Fourteen months after the Battle of Hogwarts, an overheard, off-the-cuff comment turns Harry's life upside-down. Goodbye Auror training, hello Chudley Cannons! And witches ... lots of witches (but no harem). Heaps of dialogue and world-building, and OCs galore. Warning: Many tropes were harmed in the writing of this fic, and Cursed Child never happened. NO MORTAL PERIL.
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 132, words: 1153k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/22 published: 12/14/2019, Harry P., Hermione G., OC, Kreacher
2k+October » by The Carnivorous Muffin It is not paradox to rewrite history, in the breath of a single moment a universe blooms into existence as another path fades from view, Tom Riddle meets an aberration on the train to Hogwarts and the rest is in flux. AU, time travel, Death!Harry, Tom/Lily and Tom/Harry, not threesome
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 58, words: 220k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 8/6 published: 4/29/2014, [Harry P., Tom R. Jr., Lily Evans P.]
10k+Odd Ideas » by Rorschach's Blot Odd little one shots that may or may not be turned into their own stories.
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor, chapters: 194, words: 854k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 6/17 published: 9/4/2005
87The Power He Knows Not » by Elsbeth Ravensblood Harry Potter goes into the Forbidden Forest to meet Lord Voldemort, only to learn 'the power he knows not' is not love. Canon until start of story. Says complete but who knows.
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 3, words: 19k+, favs: 542, follows: 607, updated: 4/18 published: 5/10/2020, Harry P., Hermione G., Daphne G.
603 Past Imperfect » by Vitellia Riddle is dead, but he took most of Hermione Granger's loved ones with him. She is just going through the motions in a bleak postwar world until a stray comment by Dumbledore's portrait gives her a renewed purpose in life – to go back and fix what the scheming Headmaster wrecked.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 47k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 575, updated: 3/25 published: 10/13/2018, [Hermione G., Severus S.] Draco M., Lucius M.
8k+ Death of Today » by Epic Solemnity COMPLETE LV/HP: Raised in a Muggle orphanage, Harry arrives at Hogwarts a bitter boy. Unusually intelligent, he's recruited by the Unspeakables and the Death Eaters at a young age. As he grows older, he constantly has to struggle to keep his footing around a manipulative and bored Dark Lord, who fancies mind games and intellectual entertainment.
Harry Potter, M, English, Suspense & Adventure, chapters: 70, words: 482k+, favs: 10k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 1/30 published: 9/26/2009, [Voldemort, Harry P.] Lily Evans P., Lucius M.
10k+Prince of the Dark Kingdom » by Mizuni-sama Ten years ago, Voldemort created his kingdom. Now a confused young wizard stumbles into it, and carves out a destiny. AU. Nondark Harry. MentorVoldemort. VII Ch.8 In which someone is dead, wounded, or kidnapped in every scene.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 148, words: 1253k+, favs: 8k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 1/20 published: 9/3/2007, Harry P., Voldemort
187 Boy-Snape » by LucyLuna A duel in Hogsmeade leads to unexpected consequences and adventure for Sirius Black and Severus Snape. AU. De-aged Severus. Complete. Part one of Give in to Friendship series. The sequel, "To Make The Bridge", is now posted.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 22, words: 43k+, favs: 190, follows: 167, updated: 8/28/2020 published: 11/27/2018, Sirius B., Severus S., OC
833 Ghost of Privet Drive » by AndrewWolfe "Fix it" said the Fates. "Fix what? With what tools and skills?" I asked. Being dead was only the first of the obstacles. And then I found myself in an understairs cupboard listening to a little boy quietly sobbing. Oh. Fix THAT. In which a sarcastic old git is dropped into the awful childhood of Harry Potter. SI-ish. Rated M for foul language and canon-level abuse.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 28, words: 265k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 8/28/2020 published: 11/19/2019, Harry P., Petunia D., Vernon D., OC
5k+Twins: A Different Life » by Jessiikaa15 When Voldemort attacked he didn't kill Lily and James. When he met his downfall they mistook Harry's twin as the GWL, they send their son away to the Dursleys but he doesn't quite make it in to the Dursley's loving care. Harry will take Hogwarts and his 'family' by storm and by the time the 'light' realize their mistake it will be too late for them to fix. OOC!Dark!Powerful!Harry.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 34, words: 279k+, favs: 12k+, follows: 13k+, updated: 8/1/2020 published: 1/4/2013, Harry P., Sirius B., Remus L., Voldemort
1k+ Mysterious Thing, Time » by Blueowl The future is lost, so to save it, both Harry and Dumbledore go back the moment it all began - that Halloween night. Of course, things do not go exactly as they had expected. Unspeakables, Wild Magic, Time Travel, Vampires, Bonds, Goblins. COMPLETE!
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 33, words: 189k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/28/2020 published: 1/18/2009, Harry P., Albus D.
10k+An Aunt's Love » by Emma Lipardi Harry comes home from school and Petunia is upset at the change in her nephew. Petunia decides to do what she should have been doing all along. Dumbledore had better stay away. Petunia Dursley is upset. Warnings on profile.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama, chapters: 76, words: 379k+, favs: 13k+, follows: 13k+, updated: 6/11/2020 published: 12/30/2004, Harry P., Remus L., Petunia D.
1k+ Harry Potter and the Deus Ex Machina » by Karmic Acumen It was a normal day, until newly turned 8 year-old Harry Potter decided to make a wish upon the dog star (even though he'd almost never actually seen it) and set off something in the Unlabeled Room in the Department of Mysteries. Turns out Dumbledore was wrong. Again. It wasn't love that the Unspeakables were studying down there.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Supernatural, chapters: 23, words: 295k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/28/2020 published: 1/10/2013, Harry P., Sirius B., Regulus B., Marius B.
5k+Growing Up Black » by Elvendork Nigellus What if Harry had been rescued from the Dursleys at age six and raised as the heir of the Noble and Most Ancient, etc.? This is the weird and wonderful story of Aries Sirius Black. AU. Part I complete. Part II complete. (Warning: Part II ends on a cliffhanger. If you dislike that fact, Part II, Chapter 35, might be a better place to stop reading.) Part III is on indefinite hiatus.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, chapters: 70, words: 235k+, favs: 9k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 8/19/2019 published: 11/30/2010, Harry P., Sirius B., Draco M., Marius B.
162 The Blood Incantation » by Lomonaaeren AU. It's 1972. Charlus Potter has been part of a secret strike force that managed to put down Lord Voldemort permanently, but at a heavy cost, including the lives of every other single Potter. Desperate to keep his family alive somehow, Charlus summons the ideal heir—and gets a stranger named Harry Potter from another world where the war extended much longer. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Family, chapters: 3, words: 12k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 759, updated: 7/19/2019 published: 7/17/2019, Harry P., Charlus P.
417 Conditionally » by Lomonaaeren Gen, past SSLE. Harry finds out he's Snape's son. It goes as badly as possible. COMPLETE.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Drama, chapters: 6, words: 40k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 518, updated: 7/7/2019 published: 7/2/2019, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
58 Future Imperfect » by Vitellia Draco Malfoy has had his life turned upside down by the shifting sands of Time not once but twice. Will history repeat itself, or will the third time be the charm? Sequel to Present Imperfect, and the final installment in this time turning trilogy.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 14, words: 14k+, favs: 92, follows: 38, updated: 6/13/2019 published: 5/17/2019, [Hermione G., Severus S.] [Draco M., OC]
135 Present Imperfect » by Vitellia Sequel to Past Imperfect. AU. Becky Snape and Gus Longbottom are thick as thieves and just as sneaky. What was supposed to be a lark – a trip to the past with Hermione's old Time Turner – turns ruinously wrong when they return to a dark, dystopian present where nothing is as it should be. (SS/HG in one timeline, DM/HG in the other)
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Angst, chapters: 18, words: 21k+, favs: 133, follows: 111, updated: 5/7/2019 published: 2/2/2019, [Hermione G., Severus S.] Draco M., Pansy P.
4k+By Baker Street Station, I Sat Down and Wept » by Deco Petunia Dursley has trouble: she's lost her family, she's going crazy, she can do magic (but not always), her suitors are a mixed bag (operative word) & people keep trying to take her children away from her. They should be very afraid. (Not only a) Double Severitus. WARNING: Not what you expected.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Humor & Romance, chapters: 142, words: 555k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 3/31/2019 published: 1/1/2013, Harry P., Severus S., Petunia D., Dudley D.
3k+Full Circle » by tetsurashian Harry and Tom's souls are tied together. Which is why they're in this endless loop of rebirth. At some point, they stopped caring and just started fucking with people. (slightly crack AU w/ some seriousness) MoD!Harry, kinda soulmates!TMRHP SLASH M/M
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor, chapters: 27, words: 71k+, favs: 8k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 1/31/2019 published: 4/21/2016, [Harry P., Tom R. Jr.]