276Life As He Knows It » by dwinchester'sgirl88 Harry had a normal childhood. Then one day he reads a letter from Severus Snape. His life ultimately changes after meeting the Potions Master, and together they discover secrets that will rock the Wizarding World. An AU. Contains: Slyththerin! Harry; manipulative! evil! Dumbledore; Weasley, Granger, and Dumbles bashing; good! nice! Petunia. And Snarry. More in AN.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 25, words: 155k+, favs: 785, follows: 1k+, updated: 5/10 published: 6/15/2015, Harry P., Sirius B., Draco M., Severus S.
316 The difference a good solicitor makes » by RoseLilian Lily and James left Harry a muggle trust fund with a muggleborn trustee. This will impact Harry's childhood, leading to a more grounded Harry going to Hogwarts. Quickly runs through Pre-Hogwarts in the first few of chapters (gets the letter in chp 3). Anything recognizable belongs to JKR.
Harry Potter, K+, English, chapters: 17, words: 61k+, favs: 767, follows: 1k+, updated: 4/20 published: 8/29/2018, Harry P., Neville L.
121The Dark Phoenix » by JT 409th Harry Potter was left in the hands of muggles by his manipulative guardian Albus Dumbledore, only for an Ancient Family's Phoenix to rescue him from the mundane world. Rising from the depths of despair Harry becomes the epitome of the Wizarding World, while Heritage and Tradition clash against the obsessively "Progressive" Nature of the World.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 11, words: 47k+, favs: 866, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/18 published: 7/7/2020, Harry P., Theodore N., Daphne G., Arcturus B.
125 Harry Potter Gains His Freedom » by W1tch0nParad3 What happens when Bill Weasley decides to repay Harry Potter for saving his only little sister? Harry finds his freedom! Freedom from the Dursleys, freedom from Dumbledore's manipulations, and freedom from the horcruxes. Even Sirius Black, his godfather, gets a little freedom. Join Harry in an adventure during the summer between his 2nd and 3rd years of Hogwarts that sets him free!
Harry Potter, K, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 29, words: 67k+, favs: 475, follows: 205, 2/17, Harry P., Albus D., Bill W.
1k+Life of the Independent » by sukzee What if Harry had left the Dursleys to live on his own when he was 9 yrs old and wouldn't let Dumbledore control or manipulate him. Powerful, slightly dark and intelligent Harry. Dumbledore bashing/Grey Harry
Harry Potter, K, English, Family, chapters: 45, words: 122k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 2/5 published: 8/14/2013, Harry P., Sirius B., Remus L., Albus D.
979Why to Sort a Student is a Horrible Job » by Ebenbild The Sorting Hat needs a vacation after it was forced to sort a special student. Sadly, Albus isn't happy with the idea. Luckily, there're always old... friends (?) who are willing to help out. If the Hat had known, it would have stayed home... AU Reincarnation-fic.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Humor & Mystery, chapters: 21, words: 106k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 1/29 published: 10/14/2014, Harry P., Salazar S., Sorting Hat, Founders
436Pureblood Secrets » by FunkieCookie The pureblood society was riddled with secrets and two monumental secrets were revealed at the deathbed of Abraxas Malfoy. In one night, Lucius discovered that Draco was to be groomed as the Dark Lord's heir and Nott Sr. had quietly deposited their squib child in the muggle world to live as... a Granger. HG Pureblood Fic, told from DM's & HG's perspectives (Now retelling Yr 4).
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 33, words: 91k+, favs: 559, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/25/2020 published: 10/17/2015, Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S., Lucius M.
223 Harry Potter and the Age of Magic » by Faykan The 3rd age has long ended, its history transforming into legend and myth, but because evil was defeated once does not mean that it was ended forever. In the distant future a light springs forth out of darkness, and one of the same beings sent to guide Arda to peace have come again, to prepare the way for evil's downfall, and support those chosen of the Valar in this new war.
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 120, words: 694k+, favs: 485, follows: 503, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 4/3/2017, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
33 A New Player: Year Seven: Light of the West » by Faykan Evil gathers around the defenders of Wizarding Britain, and Harry and our heroes quickly find themselves besieged on all sides. But if they are to reach their end goals of peace for the entire world, they must be proved by weathering this storm, holding to the truth that it is always darkest before the dawn.
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 19, words: 107k+, favs: 115, follows: 76, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 9/22/2015, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
42 A New Player: Year Six: Eye of the Storm » by Faykan Suddenly thrust into a conflict they never expected, Harry and friends must prepare the waning Wizarding World for the fight of their lives. As Darkness encroaches from all sides, their quest become apparent, and the course of the world is set before them.
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 21, words: 109k+, favs: 121, follows: 78, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 1/14/2015, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
94 A New Player: Year Five: The Drums of War » by Faykan On the eve of Lord Voldemort's resurrection, a new wizarding war is declared. Rejoin our heroes as they stand against ruthless Death Eaters, conspiring Ministry Officials, and Dark Creatures all on their own... or so it appears...
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Adventure & Fantasy, chapters: 22, words: 111k+, favs: 126, follows: 88, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 4/10/2014, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
104 A New Player: Year Four: The Gathering Dark » by Faykan The continuation of the ANP Arcline. Mystery and intrigue follow Harry and his friends as several dark and unsettling events lead up to a dangerous tournament that Harry is forced to become involved with. Meanwhile Albus puts his plan in motion to secure sole dominion over the life of our hero.
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 21, words: 103k+, favs: 148, follows: 86, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 8/16/2012, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
137 A New Player: Year Three: Mists of Lies » by Faykan An insane murderer if after Harry Potter, but his closest friend remain uncertian of Black's true motives. And Albus Dumbledore investigates on how best to deal with the young upstart who so quickly ingrained himself in the Boy-who-lived's life.
Harry Potter & Lord of the Rings, T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 20, words: 97k+, favs: 173, follows: 100, updated: 11/11/2020 published: 7/12/2011, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G., Draco M.
1k+The Marriage Law » by teshara 2020 rewrite and update! When Hermione Granger and Severus Snape are thrown together by the ill-conceived Marriage Law, no one doubts they'll make a good undercover team for the Order. No one suspects that they'll find mutual respect, love, and a plot to destroy the world. A story in 3 parts.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 59, words: 131k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/2/2020 published: 11/9/2003, [Hermione G., Severus S.] [Harry P., Ginny W.]
795To live a life » by FMPtrumpets Harry's been feeling like something was being kept from him for a while... he just didn't expect the goblins to be the ones to rescue him from the Dursleys and explain. Bad Dumbledore, good Snape, slightly manipulated but still good Weasley's.
Harry Potter, K, English, chapters: 33, words: 214k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 10/29/2020 published: 7/5/2017, Harry P., Sirius B., Severus S., Hedwig
4k+Hermione Granger and the Serpent's Renaissance » by epsi10n Salazar Slytherin is reborn as Hermione Granger. With her new identity as a muggleborn girl and her old reputation in tatters, Hermione sets out to start a new life for herself, a resurrection for House Slytherin, and a renaissance for the whole of the magical society.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 98, words: 292k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 7k+, updated: 6/6/2020 published: 1/22/2015, Hermione G., Salazar S.
1k+ A Brand New Start » by Fairywm Rita spouting lies, branded as a Dark wizard and goblins in a rage; Harry's had enough. So, he seeks to jump back in time to save himself from a life of misery and fickle loyalty, maybe a little revenge and mysteries along the way.Time Travel! A Harry raises himself fic. Non-epilogue compliant, non-slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family & Drama, chapters: 26, words: 152k+, favs: 7k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 5/21/2020 published: 8/8/2015, [Harry P., OC] Sirius B., Remus L.
852 Daphne's Letter from the Future » by TomHRichardson Two days after returning home from fifth-year classes and O.W.L. exams, Daphne Greengrass finds on her pillow, a letter from her much-older self. Included in this letter is a Muggle envelope addressed to Harry Potter from his much-older self. This is an alt-universe GreenPot Harmony (H/Hr and HP/DG) story that bashes Albus Dumbledore and Ron Weasley.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 25, words: 102k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 3/26/2020 published: 12/3/2019, [Harry P., Hermione G., Daphne G.] Albus D.
671 Dark Lord Potter » by loverofeevee Discovering magic from an early age would be a brilliant thing for any muggleborn or muggle raised child. Being an abused child and discovering magic would be even better. Harry decided to make his life his own, and heaven help anyone who tries to stop him. Slash, dark but not evil Harry, eventual harem of both genders, manipulative/bad Dumbledore.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 29, words: 199k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 12/30/2019 published: 9/2/2013, Harry P.
59 Harry Potter and The (Cursed) Power of (Mad) Love » by Kratos1989 There are some things in the world that must not be said, done or manipulated in the name of the Greater Good, as one Albus Dumbledore would find out painfully. Crack short story making fun of common tropes for HP fiction, don't be so serious. [Completed]
Harry Potter, K+, English, Humor & Parody, chapters: 7, words: 43k+, favs: 321, follows: 281, updated: 9/30/2019 published: 6/3/2018, Harry P., Albus D.