381Harry Potter and the Time of Retirement » by 0rigami When someone is unsatisfied of his present, time travel may be attractive. But would an old Harry really be interested in reliving his school years with all those annoying school kids, classes and dark lords? Probably not - but sometimes you don't have a choice. No Slash - no clichès (beside time travel itself) - maybe no romance at all.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 34, words: 108k+, favs: 798, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/31 published: 3/18/2015, Harry P.
419I 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: 796, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/31 published: 10/7/2014, Harry P., Severus S.
1k+Paint It Black » by Nemesis13 Iris Potter was given the solemn duty to protect her young male counterpart the next reality over from the forces of evil. The only problem? They forgot to give her any rules to follow. Now known as Iris Black watch as she kidnaps Harry Potter and turns reality on its head as she finds the best way to make his childhood not only memorable, but worthy of the Marauders Dynasty.
Harry Potter, T, English, Humor & Adventure, chapters: 17, words: 25k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/25 published: 4/10/2017, Harry P., Hermione G., Sirius B., OC
2k+Royal Ward » by Catstaff Based on "Hatal Fart Attack" by Corwalch, "Royal Ward" follows the changes in Harry's life after he gains the personal attention of the Queen. My thanks to Corwalch for permission to write a sequel. Reading "Hatal Fart Attack" first is recommended, but not absolutely required. Please note that this story begins in 1989, shortly before Harry turns 9.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 66, words: 307k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 7/25 published: 7/21/2014
136The Potter Timeline » by sandtreader05 What if Harry never met Ron on the Hogwarts Express? A series of episodes exploring how Harry's life at Hogwarts might have turned out if his first and only best friend was a certain, bushy-haired bookworm. Based around a mixture of the books and movies.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Mystery, chapters: 21, words: 108k+, favs: 236, follows: 409, updated: 7/24 published: 3/20, [Harry P., Hermione G.]
966Deadly Belladonna » by AppoApples Harry was rather content with his life, but when his lover, Andromeda finds a way to rewrite the war, well, let's just say that the Dark Lord was not expecting to deal with two Harry Potter's and the loss of his favourite lieutenant. Sirius Black might not be the only Black with a cleared name and dark past. Yet for younger Harry, the future has never been brighter. Slow updates.
Harry Potter, T, English, chapters: 11, words: 61k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 7/20 published: 1/12, [Harry P., Bellatrix L.] Sirius B., Luna L.
897The Ancient and Most Noble House of Potter » by Invieri In a world larger and more complicated than anyone could expect, how will Harry Potter navigate and survive when raised by House Black – an Ancient and Noble family with a long and bloody history? Surrounded by powerful new players watch House Potter rise from the ashes of defeat and reclaim their place in the annals of history, by any means necessary.
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 49, words: 568k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/20 published: 5/29/2020, [Harry P., Hermione G.] Sirius B., Voldemort
701Lord Black's resurgence, redemption and revenge » by JustHarrySirius Sequel to "What do blood, bruises, burns, belts and bites have in common?" Sirius Black is freed with help from the Goblins and his favorite godson, Harry Potter. What happens when Harry's abuse will come to light from the Dursleys and an unknown woman? Is Harry really a Serpentine Prince? AU with elements of PoA. Independent!Sirius, Manipulative!Dumbledore and Powerful!Harry.
Harry Potter, M, English, Family & Adventure, chapters: 58, words: 157k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/18 published: 8/2/2017, Harry P., Hermione G., Sirius B.
865The Boy Who Lived, The Brightest Witch and The Boy Who Wasn't » by dragonfly117 A single conversation between Hermione and Neville in November of their fourth year changed the course of Harry's friendships forever. Eventual HHr.
Harry Potter, T, English, Friendship & Romance, chapters: 34, words: 239k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/18 published: 5/25/2020, [Harry P., Hermione G.] Neville L.
4k+ Stepping Back » by TheBlack'sResurgence Post-OOTP. The episode in the DOM has left Harry a changed boy. He returns to the Dursley's to prepare for his inevitable confrontation with Voldemort, but his stay there is very short-lived. He finds himself in the care of people who he has no choice but to cooperate with and they give him a startling revelation: Harry must travel back to the 1970's to save the wizarding world.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Romance, chapters: 27, words: 405k+, favs: 13k+, follows: 11k+, updated: 7/18 published: 1/11/2017, [Harry P., Bellatrix L.] James P.
220 The Emrys Exchange » by Mwizard10 When Harry faces down Voldemort in the Ministry, A mysterious man by the name of Emrys defeats Voldemort in place of Dumbledore. When the man becomes the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher, Harry's year becomes far more interesting, but yet so much more sinister. Rated T for Violence and Swearing.
Harry Potter & Merlin, T, English, chapters: 16, words: 48k+, favs: 476, follows: 692, updated: 7/18 published: 12/29/2015
562Potter Club » by Razamataz22 Seven years is a long time. Especially when you have to do it twice. You know what you have to do and you think you know how you'll do it, so what can you do in the meantime? Live up your family legacy of course. It's time for a changing of the guard; the Marauders time is over, now it's time for Potter Club to step up
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Humor, chapters: 28, words: 108k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/17 published: 6/7/2016, Harry P., Hermione G., Susan B.
92Harry Potter and the Hope of Peace » by Lordalexpotter This is a story of what would have happened if Harry Potter would have been more open-minded and was actually capable of thinking clearly. He creates a group to help take down Voldemort, with the best people he can find while also building his relationships with his close friends. Mostly ignores Hermione and Ron, with only light bashing. Some bashing for Dumbledore.
Harry Potter, M, English, Angst & Friendship, chapters: 9, words: 56k+, favs: 520, follows: 867, updated: 7/14 published: 6/4/2020, [Harry P., Daphne G.]
434Going Back » by mischiefpuff Silence. This is how Harry would describe as he stood in the courtyard of what was left of Hogwarts; his home. There was motion around him but he physically was not apart of it until someone threw their arms around his shoulders startling him. "You prat!" Harry felt the curse die on his tongue as Hermione started to scolded him, "I thought you actually died!"
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Family, chapters: 23, words: 65k+, favs: 535, follows: 1k+, updated: 7/11 published: 1/11/2016, [Hermione G., Gideon P.] [James P., Lily Evans P.]
1k+ A Different Messenger » by SophrionaSphinx I love "Harry is rescued from the Dursleys" stories but never found one that was quite right. So I had to write one myself.
Harry Potter, K, English, chapters: 34, words: 62k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 7/9 published: 12/22/2009, Harry P., Severus S.
1k+ Harry Potter and the Magical Guardian » by Sursr What if Lily and Petunia had been able to reconcile while Lily was still early in school? If the two remained close until Lily was forced to go into hiding? What if Harry knew a lot about his mother, and wanted to be like her rather than his famous father? What impact would that have on a certain headmaster's plan to have a young Harry enter the magical world hoping for an escape?
Harry Potter, M, English, Fantasy & Adventure, chapters: 43, words: 289k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 7/7 published: 6/10/2019, Harry P., Hermione G., Petunia D., Dudley D.
201Forever and a Day » by Alomoria Time-travel fic. 2nd-3rd year. It's been almost a year after the Battle of Hogwarts, and the Trio (plus one) have decided that the chance to make things right the first time may be too good to pass up. / Just another idea I had. Will of course include Snape, Lupin, etc. No bashing, no slash. slightly AU (obviously haha). Humor, comfort. A little mystery.XD
Harry Potter, K+, English, Hurt/Comfort & Humor, chapters: 15, words: 103k+, favs: 384, follows: 587, updated: 7/4 published: 6/9/2014
30Left With Questions » by mage94 Dissatisfied with the way things turned out in his life, Harry is left with several questions about his past. He travels back in time to his fourth year, to fix things. Please rate and review. Rating T to be on the safer side. May change the rating as the story progresses. This won't be slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Drama, chapters: 7, words: 17k+, favs: 220, follows: 272, updated: 6/26 published: 10/26/2017
894Harry's Questions » by TimeArtist What happens when Harry starts asking questions when Hagrid took him shopping before first year? What happens when the goblins help Harry? And what happens when Harry's house doesn't include red and gold? Romance in later years. Chapters 1-17 reworked with corrections and extra content. Slash Harry/Theo;Mpreg
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 23, words: 122k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 4k+, updated: 6/12 published: 10/25/2015, Harry P., Neville L., Blaise Z., Theodore N.
187A Black Opportunity » by BlackPhoenixI Falling through the Veil should have been terrifying. It wasn't. Seeing his mother and Sirius probably should have been expected. It wasn't. Neither was the opportunity they presented.
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 5, words: 32k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 6/10 published: 11/22/2020, [Harry P., Bellatrix L.] Lily Evans P., Arcturus B.