34 What's Written in Tea Leaves » After the war Severus finds himself re-evaluating his life in a small Welsh cottage, visiting a mysterious tea shop in London and learning that the people he's become closest to are not the ones he imagined at all. And that fame is really not as it's cracked up to be. Post-war, cottage mood, friends to lovers.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Romance, chapters: 3, words: 22k+, favs: 63, follows: 68, updated: 11/12 published: 10/16, [Severus S., Harry P.]
91 A Promise Upheld » Knowledge is power, and some secrets can be big enough to overthrow the government. In a post-Voldemort world Harry and Snape settle more into family life whilst keeping an eye on who knows that Voldemort hadn't been dead, who could find proof of it, and who would use that knowledge to upend everything. Sequel to Far Beyond a Promise Kept. Severitus.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, chapters: 14, words: 75k+, favs: 150, follows: 166, updated: 7/9 published: 2/5, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Kingsley S.
151 A Measurement of Wands » There are a lot of broken pieces after a war, even for the victors. Sometimes they will never fit again, sometimes it takes time to heal them, and sometimes, it takes someone else to help put them back together. SS/HP.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance, chapters: 13, words: 67k+, favs: 286, follows: 214, updated: 3/31/2021 published: 12/24/2020, [Harry P., Severus S.] [Ron W., Hermione G.]
1k+ Far Beyond a Promise Kept » Snape never wanted anyone to know of his promise to Dumbledore, but has realised that he can protect Potter much better by taking a less passive role in the boy's training. Actually liking Harry Potter has never been part of his plan. mentor/guardian.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, chapters: 17, words: 140k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/13/2013 published: 10/27/2012, Harry P., Severus S.
73 A Match of Wits How do you stay angry with a man who can't remember what you can't forget? Harry finds Snape unable to recall any of the second war, and does his best to help. A friendship with further potential is born, a less-angry Snape is welcomed back into the post-war world, and Harry proves that cunning and intelligence aren't solely Slytherin traits. Big Bang fic.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 27k+, favs: 329, follows: 77, 11/19/2012, [Harry P., Severus S.]
108 The Memories of S, T Snape » When Snape is cursed with a memory hex, Harry learns that his father and friends were only a very small part of what made Snape the bastard he grew up to be.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Friendship, chapters: 2, words: 21k+, favs: 343, follows: 111, updated: 10/8/2012 published: 10/6/2012, Harry P., Severus S.
80 Disquiet in the Face of Victory » There are many sides to choose from in a battle, and not all are settled once the battle is won. Harry fights the growing disquiet in the castle, and brings an embittered Snape back to normality. HPSS
Harry Potter, M, English, Mystery & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 28k+, favs: 257, follows: 90, updated: 7/29/2012 published: 7/21/2012, [Severus S., Harry P.]
64 Wartime Comforts A cold situation leads to comfort in the war, and perhaps a little bit more than just that. Set during the Great Deathly Hallows Camping Trip. Slash, light.
Harry Potter, M, English, Hurt/Comfort & Romance, words: 7k+, favs: 459, follows: 82, 3/15/2012, [Harry P., Severus S.]
814 To Recollect the Future » Hindsight is 20/20, but when Harry's last steps into the forest set him back further than he'd ever thought, he never realised how grateful he'd be to have Snape there to help too. Mentor/guardian fic, time travel, but not cliched.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 11, words: 74k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 2/25/2012 published: 12/28/2011, Harry P., Severus S.
36 First Holiday Home One-shot of The Coiners' Paper Trail - it's ten years later and first year Theo Potter is coming home for Christmas holidays. Very light and every day kind of story.
Harry Potter, M, English, Family, words: 9k+, favs: 206, follows: 22, 12/18/2011, [Severus S., Harry P.]
97 A Grim Old Cat In which Harry finds comfort in his own routines, solitude, Grimmauld Place, and normality in the sound of incoming trains. He ought to have known a cat would subtly change things to suit its own machinations. cliche fic fest
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Hurt/Comfort, words: 14k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 187, 11/5/2011, [Harry P., Severus S.]
267 The Coiners' Paper Trail » The Ministry needs to approve Severus Snape's application for him to start his life again after the war. Harry Potter has set himself up with a non-dangerous specialist muggle career. Neither have been particularly good at avoiding trouble for long.
Harry Potter, M, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 9, words: 66k+, favs: 813, follows: 285, updated: 7/28/2011 published: 6/1/2011, [Severus S., Harry P.]
98 The November 9th Letters Every year Harry Potter writes a letter to his second son, who is growing up surrounded by friends and family, new and old. Mentor!Snape, not epilogue compliant, happy and light.
Harry Potter, K, English, Family, words: 5k+, favs: 481, follows: 65, 5/20/2011, Harry P., Severus S.
56 Addition Alley Spring Addition Alley celebrates spring with a new competition, a new home for Severus and Harry, Malfoy under investigation, and a cheery Mrs Thompson with her own little plans. SSHP, sequel to Addition Alley Christmas. Read that first!
Harry Potter, M, English, Humor & Romance, words: 15k+, favs: 356, follows: 52, 4/16/2011, [Harry P., Severus S.]
135 Keep Your Enemies Closer » Two stubborn wizards are stuck together trying to kill Voldemort for good. The Wizarding world thinks he's already dead, and Snape & Harry discover that Dumbledore didn't quite have all the answers. At least, not the right ones. No Romance, gen/brotherly
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 5, words: 28k+, favs: 258, follows: 83, updated: 3/22/2011 published: 2/19/2011, Harry P., Severus S.
141 Addition Alley Christmas A senile shop visitor sets Harry up with her reclusive son as a shop competition between Harry and the Weasleys rages, and love blossoms around. Postwar, ignores HP7, SSHP. Inspired by too many Love Actually viewings.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Humor, words: 16k+, favs: 918, follows: 157, 12/20/2010, [Severus S., Harry P.]
214 The Pumpkin Scone Conspiracy » After the war, Harry finds Severus under house arrest, himself badgered for publicity stunts, and the memories of his friends tampered with. Severus learns to tolerate Potter as they try to figure out just who is manipulating the wizarding world, and why.
Harry Potter, M, English, Mystery & Romance, chapters: 7, words: 54k+, favs: 592, follows: 213, updated: 12/2/2010 published: 10/16/2010, [Harry P., Severus S.]
124 The Photo Album » This is an epilogue of The Definition series. It's basically little scenes that didn't make it into the series, presented as photographic short stories. There is no set timeline, some are from times in the story, and some are after it finished.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, chapters: 4, words: 17k+, favs: 559, follows: 120, updated: 9/27/2010 published: 8/26/2010, Harry P., Severus S.
609 The Definition of Family » Sequel to the Definition of Home. Now back at Hogwarts, Harry balances school and his home life as he prepares to face Voldemort and learns to trust Snape's guidance. Along the way they both learn that family also means support.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family, chapters: 14, words: 88k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 496, updated: 8/3/2010 published: 6/6/2010, Harry P., Severus S.
699 The Definition of Home » Harry runs into Snape while trying to find the definition of home, and finds himself drawn into Snape's Order task, finding a location outside of London. Along the way, he and Snape learn a few new definitions themselves. Guardian/Adoption fic.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Family & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 14, words: 77k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 893, updated: 5/23/2010 published: 4/7/2010, Harry P., Severus S.
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