1k+A Beautiful Lie » by RayRox360 Head Down. Mouth shut. Quiet. Survive. Peter knows the drill. Richard Parker has been carving it into him for years now. But things get complicated after Germany, after Tony Stark. With the Avengers scattered and the Accords in pieces, Tony's a wreck. Enter Spider-Kid, complete with bruises, excuses and a deep, dark secret. Still, who better to help a hero than another hero?
Avengers, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 31, words: 630k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 10/20 published: 3/12/2018, Captain America/Steve R., Iron Man/Tony S., Spider-Man/Peter Parker
558Cripple Me » by BlueRowley Severus Snape hates Harry Potter. Nothing will ever change that. Not even that trusting smile. Or that all too sweet and innocent look. Or the sudden shift in his relationship with the Potter whelp. Not even those bright, green eyes. No, nothing will ever change Severus's hatred for Harry Potter – no matter how fond of him he was becoming. An eventual Snape adopts Harry story.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Family, chapters: 30, words: 114k+, favs: 599, follows: 862, updated: 10/6 published: 8/24/2017, Harry P., Severus S.
121Maybe, Just Maybe » by Poppysmicalkalis What if someone had one day saw little Harry Potter in his cupboard when the Dursley's weren't around? What if they had called the police and child services? What if child services called someone by the name of Severus Snape to ask if he wanted to adopt? What if maybe, just maybe Harry Potter's life changes for the better by this action?
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, chapters: 5, words: 4k+, favs: 352, follows: 567, updated: 9/30 published: 1/25/2014, Harry P., Severus S.
134Fading Away » by AstraInclinant010 When Harry collapses in detention, Snape begins to pay much closer attention to him and, in the process, starts to uncover some unsettling truths about Harry's home life. PoA AU. Snape/Harry mentor fic. No slash
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 10, words: 46k+, favs: 372, follows: 698, updated: 9/29 published: 9/21/2019, Harry P., Severus S.
447As Potter is to Snape » by ScarlettWriter91 AU. Snape agrees to take in Harry for the summer before 3rd year. Temporarily. Two months and not a day more. If they can't figure out how to make peace and get along, this is going to be a very long summer for the both of them. Yes, another Snape takes in Harry story but hopefully, this one will be different.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 51, words: 206k+, favs: 375, follows: 546, updated: 9/21 published: 6/7/2020, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
1k+Crime and Punishment » by mlocatis Harry is accused of burglary. The Dursleys leave him to rot. Dumbledore sends Snape to remedy the situation. Harry finds himself in the care of an irate Snape. Not slash, gen-fic w/ focus on Sevitus relationship. Angst galore. Warnings: language, mentions of abuse/neglect. Un-betaed, un-Britpicked, unapologetic.
Harry Potter, T, English, Angst & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 28, words: 191k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/20 published: 5/29/2018, Harry P., Severus S.
907Motherly Love » by nonbinaryunicorns What if Narcissa Malfoy was the mother that had helped Harry Potter at King's Cross Station on September 1st instead of Molly Weasley? After all, the Malfoys are apt to latch onto anything remotely useful to them and use it. And if she wants another son, then who is anyone to deny her that? After all, how much could that possibly change?
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, chapters: 20, words: 40k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 9/13 published: 4/5/2015, [Lucius M., Narcissa M.] Harry P., Draco M.
3k+A Thousand Words » by Ailee17 Harry never could have predicted how much his life would change after making a surprising discovery at the Dursley household the summer before Second Year. The young wizard returns to school looking for answers, and ends up finding a whole lot more. Snape/Harry mentor fic. No slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 55, words: 168k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 8/30 published: 1/4/2015, Harry P., Severus S.
697My Little Runaway » by BlueRowley After Harry Potter runs away from his relatives' home for the sixth time, Albus decides something drastic must happen. Instead of sending a friendly witch from family services like he had done before, he sends Severus Snape in hopes of scaring the boy into staying put. But when a storm interferes with plans, Severus realizes why Harry runs away and a change of plans ensues.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 26, words: 137k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 8/9 published: 10/22/2017, Harry P., Severus S.
428I Never Knew » by sincerityessential Everyone knew that Harry didn't grow up in the most loving home, but no one knew the extent of the abuse he suffered. If he is ever going to escape the abuse and learn to heal he needs someone to help him, but who can he trust? Warning: contains themes and scenes of abuse. If you can't handle that, don't read it.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 30, words: 147k+, favs: 832, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/31 published: 10/7/2014, Harry P., Severus S.
32finding a family » by Padfoot-Snape786 After Sirius' death Harry is broken and needs saving from himself before he does something stupid. Can a certain professor see through Harry's glamour and finally find out the truth as to why they are there and help pick up the broken pieces and fix him. Eventually Snape adopts Harry story.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 16, words: 129k+, favs: 158, follows: 253, updated: 7/10 published: 10/30/2020, Harry P., Severus S.
36Exceeds Expectations: Part 2 » by sing me a story With the war with Voldemort and Dumbledore's death looming, Harry hopes that he'll get to experience some normality before chaos erupts. Then again, he gets along with Snape now, so things have already taken a strange turn. 6th year AU. Mentor Snape. Second instalment in the Exceeds Expectations series. TW for abuse and violence (non-graphic).
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 3, words: 5k+, favs: 110, follows: 266, updated: 5/31 published: 3/1, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D.
2k+ O Mine Enemy » by Kirby Lane 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. A slow-burn enemy-to-mentor story. Alt 6th summer, post-OotP.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama, chapters: 61, words: 426k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 3/7 published: 4/29/2007, Harry P., Severus S.
23But no such luck » by Another binge reader Peter lives with his foster dad who treats him very badly, one day the police break into his house and everything changes. Spiderman AU
Avengers, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 4, words: 8k+, favs: 43, follows: 95, updated: 2/7 published: 1/16, Iron Man/Tony S., Pepper P., Spider-Man/Peter Parker
16A child's dream One-shot by DivineEuphoria 5-year-old Harry was abused by the Dursleys and left outside in freezing weather. What happens when one Snape rescues Harry? How will this affect their lives and join them together? LaterSnapeAdoptsHarry. Severitus. No slash. Father/son. Fluff
Harry Potter, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, words: 4k+, favs: 83, follows: 64, updated: 1/28 published: 10/27/2020, Harry P., Severus S.
229Upon the burning of our house » by Murai-Sakura When a freak fire burns Gryffindor tower to the ground, all of the Gryffindors find themselves temporarily without a place to stay. When Dumbledore decides that the Gryffindors will have to be resorted until the tower has been rebuilt, Harry is forced to face certain people he would rather stay clear of. Snape mentors Harry fic /Resorting/ Later mentions of abuse.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Drama, chapters: 5, words: 20k+, favs: 303, follows: 620, updated: 1/11 published: 12/7/2020, Harry P., Severus S.
52Memories » by KittyCatCaitlin Harry's Occlumency lessons had been going just fine, until he lets slip some memories that he shouldn't. This started as a one shot but I'm carrying it on. CW: child abuse, self harm, coarse language
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 11, words: 12k+, favs: 215, follows: 262, updated: 12/10/2020 published: 9/2/2017, Harry P., Severus S., Minerva M.
646 The Choices We Made » by jewelburns *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? Sick!Harry, AU post-OOTP, HP-SS adopt/mentor, Sequel Posted
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Angst, chapters: 76, words: 580k+, favs: 471, follows: 506, updated: 11/24/2020 published: 4/24/2020, Harry P., Draco M., Severus S.
113 Dreams and Vows: A Snape and Harry Story » by fantasystar78 [AU: Before Harry goes to Hogwarts] Severus Snape dreams of a little boy in a cupboard for weeks before realizing it is Harry Potter. Afraid the boy has been kidnapped, he investigates. What he finds will change his life forever, but can Snape keep Harry safe? Snape's POV. Complete
Harry Potter, K+, English, Fantasy & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 23, words: 45k+, favs: 321, follows: 364, updated: 11/23/2020 published: 8/9/2020, Harry P., Severus S.
4 Through Thick Storm by Aeon The Dimensional Girl The day is not in their favor, and to make things worse, Arthur's lover is developing a cough.
Merlin, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, words: 2k+, favs: 40, follows: 24, 10/27/2020, [Merlin, Arthur] Uther, Leon