2k+A Different Professor » by AsphodelWolf15 "Her skeleton will lie in the chamber forever." Ginny has been taken to the Chamber of Secrets and Harry may know where that is. How would things have turned out if he had gone to a Different Professor? Rated T for violence and gore
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 45, words: 421k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 9/6 published: 5/16/2016, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
203That Awful Snape Boy » by natiwan It had all happened on Wednesday 3rd of September 1973; Minerva committed the date to memory. She would always be amazed that this discussion could happen in the first place. If the boy hadn't been unconscious, would they even have learnt anything before it was too late? Guardian fic but Snape is the ward in this one. AU set in the Marauders Era. Rated T to be safe.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 16, words: 73k+, favs: 170, follows: 299, updated: 9/6 published: 8/19/2018, Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
2k+The Peace Not Promised » by Tempest Kiro His life had been a mockery to itself, as too his death it seemed. For what kind of twisted humour would force Severus Snape to relive his greatest regret? To return him to the point in his life when the only person that ever mattered in his life had already turned away.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 97, words: 758k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 9/3 published: 2/16/2017, [Lily Evans P., Severus S.] Albus D.
10k+Harry Potter and the Prince of Slytherin » by The Sinister Man Harry Potter was Sorted into Slytherin after a crappy childhood. His brother Jim is believed to be the BWL. Think you know this story? Think again. Year Four starts on 9/1/20. NO romantic pairings prior to Fourth Year. Basically good Dumbledore and Weasleys. Limited bashing (mainly of James).
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 152, words: 1271k+, favs: 16k+, follows: 18k+, updated: 9/1 published: 4/17/2015, Harry P., Hermione G., Neville L., Theodore N.
2k+Maybe I'm Amazed » by Alethea27 What if Severus had never called Lily Mudblood? What if Potter's deliberate bullying had never managed to break them up? What if they decided to get married and have children despite the turbulent times? Not J. Potter friendly. Please read and review. This story is AU and is NOT canon-compliant. Image is from Dorian Gray and credited to Alliance and Ealing Studio, 2009.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 80, words: 402k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 7/10 published: 12/5/2010, Lily Evans P., Severus S.
114Widows' Walk » by excessivelyperky Molly goes back to Grimmauld Place to clean, has a talk with Kreacher and a portrait, and discovers where Sirius hides some of his booze. Percy has a brilliant idea, but Mr. Pettigrew is not amused.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 10, words: 104k+, favs: 71, follows: 124, updated: 4/6 published: 8/7/2017, Harry P., Severus S., Molly W.
512Valley of the Shadow » by Nightfall Rising Britain, 1980. A story about (mostly) smart, (reasonably) creative, (variably) passionate people whose country has snarled up around them into a wicked problem despite (nearly) everyone's good intentions. Ch 141: Variably fun crafts projects to do with friends.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Friendship, chapters: 141, words: 885k+, favs: 113, follows: 99, updated: 3/22 published: 12/12/2013, Lily Evans P., Severus S., Albus D., Evan R.
6k+ Benefits of old laws » by ulktante Parts of souls do not go on alone. When Voldemort returns to a body he is much more sane than before and realizes that he cannot go on as he started. Finding some old laws he sets out to reach his goals in another way. Harry will find his world turned upside down once more and we will see how people react when the evil is not acting how they think it should.
Harry Potter, T, English, Family, chapters: 109, words: 878k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 10/3/2019 published: 10/3/2015, Harry P., Severus S., Voldemort
792 Cauldrons and Lilies » by Jpena "This train will take you where you have to be. Severus, listen to me, this is a rare occasion." Albus held his shoulders and he realized he was shorter than the headmaster. That couldn't be, he'd been taller than Albus ever since he was nineteen and finally stopped growing.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Friendship, chapters: 80, words: 208k+, favs: 596, follows: 684, updated: 2/22/2019 published: 2/23/2014, [Lily Evans P., Severus S.]
1k+The Serpent's Gaze » by DictionaryWrites The pride of a Slytherin is in his resource and cunning, and in the serpent's discerning gaze. Slytherin!Harry, assorted ships. Heavy violence. No Lord Potter, no creature inheritance, no bashing - AU plots (no Riddle diary, no Department of Mysteries, no manipulative!Dumbledore, no Horcruxes). Character-focused and plot-heavy. Cross-posted to Ao3. POV between HP and SS.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 125, words: 357k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 11/29/2018 published: 4/14/2016, Harry P., Hermione G., Draco M., Severus S.
205 Unexpected, Or How You Made Me Forget Her » by dll10 Crabbe Sr. attacks Hermione, desperate for revenge over the death of his son. The result is Hermione being thrown back through time. Before she even realizes what has happened, she's changed the past. Can she salvage the situation, or will her presence just make everything worse? My hopefully unique take on a time travel Hermione Granger/Severus Snape fic.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 22, words: 119k+, favs: 523, follows: 354, updated: 11/19/2018 published: 8/26/2018, [Hermione G., Severus S.] Albus D., Marauders
307 The Good Friend » by Mottsnave Snape had cut himself off. He had built a new life. But old obligations draw him back to a reunion he never wanted. Will he be trapped in the patterns of the past, or can the course be reversed? Rated for language, some references to violence.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Mystery, chapters: 29, words: 98k+, favs: 50, follows: 53, updated: 10/31/2018 published: 9/14/2017, Severus S., Minerva M., Kingsley S., Millicent B.
1k+ I Did Nothing » by Secre When Harry James Potter walks into Hogwarts for the first time, Minerva realises that she made a huge mistake in leaving him with the Dursley's all those years ago. If she does something now, will she be able to change things? And will the Lion and the Snake be able to work together? Divergence Point: Walking into Hogwarts. Series planned for future.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 36, words: 141k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 9/18/2018 published: 12/12/2013, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
27Rough Edges » by hootowl A cleared-of-all charges Sirius Black disowns Harry from the Potter and Black lines for acting in a un-Potter like fashion. Book 5 canon-divergence, no slash, a bit OOC
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama & Hurt/Comfort, chapters: 2, words: 15k+, favs: 67, follows: 100, updated: 7/2/2018 published: 6/30/2018, Harry P., Severus S.
4k+The Well Groomed Mind » by Lady Khali On Halloween 1994, Harry learns his mind isn't his own. On Samhain morn, he vows to question everything. Armed with logic and an unlikely ally, Harry makes a last ditch bid to reclaim his life. The goal: survive at all costs.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama, chapters: 30, words: 193k+, favs: 10k+, follows: 11k+, updated: 12/30/2017 published: 5/29/2012, Harry P.
2k+No Competition » by Evilgoddss What if the horcrux in Harry's scar hadn't quite been as contained by the Blood Wards as Dumbledore planned. Rather than twisting Harry's personality, it darkened his aura. And the dark creatures of the magical world really liked that aura. Gee. Sucks to be a Dark Lord trying to make your comeback. VERY AU. Just for fun.
Harry Potter, T, English, Humor, chapters: 9, words: 69k+, favs: 13k+, follows: 13k+, updated: 11/13/2017 published: 3/20/2015
7k+ Fixing Past Mistakes » by DebsTheSlytherinSnapefan Harry didn't appear at Hogwarts causing concern. Albus immediately head's out to Privet Drive to find out what was going on, along with Minerva and a reluctant Severus Snape. What they find out changes everything for everyone in the wizarding world. Is there a chance for anyone to go back and fix past mistakes? is there any hope at all for the magical world? COMPLETE
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 52, words: 230k+, favs: 10k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 6/27/2017 published: 2/11/2014, Harry P., Severus S., Albus D., Minerva M.
240Harry Potter and the Hidden Kingdom » by QuibbleMeThis What if instead of locking Harry in his cupboard whenever they didn't want to look at him, the Dursley's had locked him out of the house instead? Maybe this. Self-Sufficient, Independent!Harry.
Harry Potter, K+, English, chapters: 9, words: 30k+, favs: 860, follows: 1k+, updated: 6/20/2017 published: 6/17/2017, Harry P.
17 The Dark Half » by Ms. Anthrop "Be careful, Severus. Tonight is Samhain. The dark half of the year has begun, and you know better than to think it's all cheerful fairy tales and bobbing for apples." Severus and Lily sneak out to a travelling fun fair, and discover that the division between Muggle and Magical isn't always so clear. Written for the 2017 Snapecase Fest on LJ.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Supernatural, chapters: 3, words: 9k+, favs: 19, follows: 11, updated: 2/26/2017 published: 2/19/2017, Lily Evans P., Severus S., Petunia D., Eileen P.
3k+ One Step Forward, Two Decades Back » by corvusdraconis AU/AO: [HG/SS] What-if Story. Hermione Granger gets erased due to a badly phrased, vague, and bitter wish. She is Hermione Granger no more. Now, thanks to Ron, she is Hermione Ankaa Black, sister of Sirius & Regulus Black, & member of the Noble and Most Ancient House of Black. Now what is she going to do? Multiple pairings in later chapters, and JP starts out as a rampaging jerk.
Harry Potter, M, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 50, words: 438k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 8/18/2016 published: 2/15/2015, [Hermione G., Severus S.] Remus L., Regulus B.
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