817Seasons of Change » by MPRose An attempt to go against a popular trope. What if, instead of becoming dark/grey and gaining more power that way, Harry had been a little more considerate? Begins with a small change in first year, and sticks close to the original, but sometimes small changes can add up to change the world.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Friendship, chapters: 54, words: 310k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/14 published: 12/29/2013, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G.
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: 155, words: 1311k+, favs: 18k+, follows: 19k+, updated: 4/10 published: 4/17/2015, Harry P., Hermione G., Neville L., Theodore N.
2k+To Call A Place Home » by missmusicluver Harry won the war. It's months afterwards and unexpectedly, he's literally picked up off the face of the world and shoved into another. One where Harry Potter died a long time ago. Where the Potter family's still fighting a war against a Dark Lord that's ruling the world one muggle murder at a time. They say he's their only hope. Harry doesn't really want in.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 21, words: 130k+, favs: 9k+, follows: 12k+, updated: 1/7 published: 8/31/2013, Harry P., Sirius B., James P., Lily Evans P.
2k+The Mind Arts » by Wu Gang What is more terrifying? A wizard who can kick down your door or a wizard who can look at you and know your every thought? Harry's journey into the mind arts begins with a bout of accidental magic and he practices it and hungers for the feelings it brings. [Major Canon Divergences beginning Third Year.]
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Supernatural, chapters: 30, words: 217k+, favs: 8k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 10/27/2021 published: 11/27/2017, Harry P., Albus D., Daphne G., Gellert G.
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: 2k+, updated: 9/20/2021 published: 5/29/2018, Harry P., Severus S.
23 Forbidden Fruit by CaptainOzone His entire life, people have told Arthur magic is evil. It takes a little while, but Arthur thinks he can tell otherwise. Or: Arthur is magic sensitive, and it changes things. A pre-series AU told from Arthur's POV.
Merlin, K+, English, Friendship & Fantasy, words: 15k+, favs: 130, follows: 36, 7/27/2021, Morgana, Merlin, Arthur, Gwen/Guinevere
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: 3/7/2021 published: 4/29/2007, Harry P., Severus S.
5k+ The Merging » by Shaydrall When the dementor attack presents Harry with an opportunity to begin to fight back he gladly sets himself on the path to have a hand in his future. But as time goes on, it's clear that not all is the same as it once was. Why has his scar stopped hurting? What are these seemingly random objects he's drawn to? How deep does the connection between him and Voldemort truly run? Post GoF
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 30, words: 428k+, favs: 13k+, follows: 13k+, updated: 2/21/2021 published: 9/27/2013, Harry P.
5k+ The Futile Facade » by murkybluematter Harriet Potter is back for a fourth year of quietly masquerading as her pureblooded cousin in order to pursue her dream. There are those in the Wizarding World who refuse to see her fade into the background, however, and when the forces she's been ignoring conspire to bring her to the fore, it will take everything she has to see her artifice through. Alanna the Lioness take on HP4.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Drama, chapters: 15, words: 475k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 1/28/2021 published: 4/23/2016, Harry P., OC
194 The Hand of the Enemy » by N16 When Arthur accepts an invitation to a nearby kingdom where magic is free, he hopes to establish an alliance despite their differences. Instead, he and his knights find they've been invited under false pretenses, and the queen may succeed in turning friend against friend to accomplish her own aims.
Merlin, T, English, Friendship & Drama, chapters: 16, words: 49k+, favs: 149, follows: 113, updated: 12/20/2020 published: 11/14/2020, Merlin, Arthur, Lancelot, Gwaine
8k+Harry Potter and Future's Past » by DriftWood1965 Starts out the day after the Battle of Hogwarts. Harry and Hermione meet the Goddess of Love, and she offers to let them go back in time. Strictly Harry and Hermione. Minor - well maybe major Ginny, Ron and Dumbledore Bashing. Soul Bond - Time Travel
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance, chapters: 42, words: 330k+, favs: 18k+, follows: 21k+, updated: 11/25/2020 published: 1/13/2010, Harry P., Hermione G.
34 Open Eyes by N16 After Merlin experiences abuse at the hands of a visiting lord, Arthur decides his manservant needs to learn how to defend himself. But Merlin is unimpressed with Arthur's solution, and Arthur is forced to confront some unpleasant truths about what happens right under his nose. How can he protect a kingdom when he can't even protect those inside his castle? One-shot.
Merlin, T, English, Angst & Drama, words: 10k+, favs: 114, follows: 54, 10/16/2020, Merlin, Arthur
213 Trust and Destiny » by N16 Camelot is full of rumors about Emrys, and Arthur is determined to learn the truth. But his quest for answers may force him to realize how little he knows about the one person he trusts the most. Reveal fic. No slash.
Merlin, T, English, Friendship & Angst, chapters: 19, words: 28k+, favs: 262, follows: 219, updated: 8/16/2020 published: 7/5/2020, Merlin, Arthur
1k+The Peverell Dilemma » by deadwoodpecker Harry slowly begins to realize that he doesn't know his best mate's little sister very well at all.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 48, words: 345k+, favs: 833, follows: 987, updated: 6/5/2020 published: 1/28/2019, [Harry P., Ginny W.]
4k+ Luna Lovegood and the Dark Lord's Diary » by The madness in me Tom Riddle's plans fall through when Ginny Weasley loses his diary shortly after starting her first year and it is found by one Luna Lovegood. A series of bizarre conversations follow. Luna? - Yes Tom? - I've been giving this a lot of thought...and I believe you may be insane. (Not crack. Plot takes a while to appear but it's there) See last chapter for fan art and translations.
Harry Potter, K, English, Humor, chapters: 101, words: 72k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 5/27/2020 published: 3/16/2017, Luna L., Tom R. Jr.
9k+Dodging Prison and Stealing Witches - Revenge is Best Served Raw » by LeadVonE Harry Potter has been banged up for ten years in the hellhole brig of Azkaban for a crime he didn't commit, and his traitorous brother, the not-really-boy-who-lived, has royally messed things up. After meeting Fate and Death, Harry is given a second chance to squash Voldemort, dodge a thousand years in prison, and snatch everything his hated brother holds dear. H/Hr/LL/DG/GW.
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 57, words: 646k+, favs: 19k+, follows: 22k+, updated: 4/21/2020 published: 10/23/2015, [Harry P., Hermione G., Daphne G., Ginny W.]
2k+ Harry Potter and the Forests of Valbonë » by enembee Long ago the Forests of Valbonë were closed to wizards and all were forbidden to set foot within them. So when, at the end of his second year, Harry becomes disenchanted with his life at Hogwarts, where else could he and his unlikely band of cohorts want to go? Join Harry on a trip into the unknown, where the only certainty is that he has absolutely no idea what he's doing.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Humor, chapters: 50, words: 118k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/18/2019 published: 8/14/2011, Harry P., Sorting Hat
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: 9k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 1/31/2019 published: 4/21/2016, [Harry P., Tom R. Jr.]
724Reign of the Serpent » by AlphaEph19 AU. Salazar Slytherin once left Hogwarts in disgrace, vowing to return. He kept his word. A thousand years later he rules Wizarding Britain according to the principles of blood purity, with no end to his reign in sight. The spirit of rebellion kindles slowly, until the green-eyed scion of a broken House and a Muggleborn genius with an axe to grind unite to set the world ablaze.
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 22, words: 217k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 6/6/2018 published: 10/21/2013, Harry P., Hermione G.
247 Ouroboros » by BrilliantLady The first time Harry became a snake slithering through a forest, he thought he was dreaming. But he soon realised that in fact he was switching bodies with a magic snake. A very special snake who swiftly became his childhood friend – for when he came back to Privet Drive after body-swapping things were always better for him. Harry & Voldemort friendship, pre-Hogwarts, Dark!Harry.
Harry Potter, K+, English, Fantasy & Friendship, chapters: 6, words: 17k+, favs: 798, follows: 530, updated: 5/14/2018 published: 4/9/2018, Harry P., Voldemort