3k+A Thousand Words » by Ailee17 Harry never could have predicted how much his life would change after making a surprising discovery at the Dursley household the summer before Second Year. The young wizard returns to school looking for answers, and ends up finding a whole lot more. Snape/Harry mentor fic. No slash.
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 54, words: 162k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 23h published: 1/4/2015, Harry P., Severus S.
1k+Intensity » by MarauderLover7 Silence lay over the old, proud houses of Grimmauld Place. People were either away over the school holidays, or inside avoiding the heat. The only people left outdoors were a couple - the man tall, the woman pink-haired - who were standing in the park opposite Number 12, throwing sticks to a pair of large black dogs. Sequel to "Innocent", "Initiate", "Identity", and "Impose".
Harry Potter, M, English, chapters: 59, words: 265k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/8 published: 4/11/2018
180The Potioneer's Assistant Rebrewed » by kgfinkel An updated and improved brew of the original 2017 publishing of The Potioneer's Assistant. While the story is a bit different, the friendships are the same as are the conflicts in the Destiny of one Harry James Potter. AD/RW/DM bash, Mentor Severus Snape, Good Dursleys. Mundane computer science is mixed with ancient magic to create a cauldron full of adventure and friendship!
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Friendship, chapters: 10, words: 77k+, favs: 397, follows: 600, updated: 5/6 published: 2/15, [Harry P., Hermione G.] Severus S., Neville L.
5k+Silver King » by JustBored21 Harry Potter's life was not a very good one, but then one day that all changed, one day he found a snake in his cupboard. Slytherin Harry, dark/grey. There will be bashing. HarryxDaphne (pairing could change in the future).
Harry Potter, M, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 83, words: 271k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 5/5 published: 9/3/2020
420Harry Potter and the Overworked Headmaster » by Jedipilot24 My take on the "Sirius Black is married with a child" plot, except that it's not enough to keep him out of Azkaban. But at least he managed to rescue Harry from the Dursley's. You'd think that Dumbledore would notice this and he would have...if he didn't have three full-time jobs. Eventual HHR.
Harry Potter, T, English, Fantasy, chapters: 24, words: 106k+, favs: 866, follows: 1k+, updated: 5/4 published: 9/29/2015, [Harry P., Hermione G.] OC
6k+Embracing His True Self » by DebsTheSlytherinSnapefan Tom Riddle/Harry Potter Slash. What if Harry didn't want to fight Voldemort? What if he was fed up with the light side judging him constantly and wants to be his true self? The Slytherin side that he had squashed in a bid to fit in and be accepted? Realizing he never would...what of the prophecy? Could they overcome it? Will Voldemort even give him a chance?
Harry Potter, M, English, chapters: 94, words: 549k+, favs: 7k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 5/4 published: 8/8/2014, Harry P., Tom R. Jr.
4k+Proud Parents » by RobSt Despite how impossible it seemed, Harry was sure his dad had saved the three of them from the dementors. After Hermione's time turner took them both back three hours, he was desperate to discover if who he'd seen casting that patronus was truly his dad. Harry certainly wasn't disappointed when his mum turned up instead, and changed the entire course of his life. Harry/Hermione
Harry Potter, M, English, chapters: 24, words: 166k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 5/3 published: 3/25/2018, [Hermione G., Harry P.]
675Seasons 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: 49, words: 274k+, favs: 1k+, follows: 2k+, updated: 5/3 published: 12/29/2013, Harry P., Ron W., Hermione G.
1k+Retrograde » by Knife Hand Harry's trial before fifth year goes differently because someone knows more than they should about Harry. Time Travel Fic. Chapter 29 up.
Harry Potter, M, English, chapters: 29, words: 41k+, favs: 3k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 5/3 published: 6/27/2016, [Harry P., Amelia B.]
2k+Who Dares Wins » by OlegGunnarsson A Harry Potter who grew up studying military tactics and strategy uses the attack on the Ministry as an opportunity to lay an ambush of his own - only to learn that his parents are still alive, as well as a twin brother whom Dumbledore calls the true boy-who-lived. And then, things get complicated. Military!Harry. A subversion of DZ2's Prodigal Son Challenge.
Harry Potter, M, English, Drama & Adventure, chapters: 28, words: 161k+, favs: 6k+, follows: 8k+, updated: 5/2 published: 1/19/2019, [Harry P., Susan B.] OC
6k+ Harry Potter, Squatter » by Enterprise1701-d Based on a challenge by Gabriel Herrol. A young Harry Potter is abandoned in new York by the Dursleys. He finds his way onto Olympus and starts squatting in an abandoned temple...
Harry Potter & Percy Jackson and the Olympians, T, English, Adventure, chapters: 44, words: 396k+, favs: 13k+, follows: 15k+, updated: 4/30 published: 5/1/2019, Harry P., Hestia
3k+Prince Consort » by DebsTheSlytherinSnapefan Dumbledore, in order to negotiate the vampires joining his order, gives Harry over (to Severus) not caring what harm would befall the teenager. Creature inheritance - Severus as a vampire. SS/HP A/U Manipulative Dumbledore. Harry sees Remus as a father figure...what of Sirius does he stand a chance at claiming back the love Harry held for him as a baby?
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 48, words: 264k+, favs: 4k+, follows: 5k+, updated: 4/30 published: 1/12/2013, Harry P., Severus S.
653Harry Potter and the Unexpected Dogfather » by CaskettFan5 Part 2 of the "unexpected" series, you might want to read 'Harry Potter and the Unexpected Friend' first. This story covers year 3 of Harry and Daphne's adventures in the magical world. [Harry Daphne] [Sirius OC] Tracey Davis, Neville Longbottom, Astoria Greengrass, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 22, words: 248k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 4/30 published: 5/6/2018, [Harry P., Daphne G.] Neville L., Tracey D.
1k+Two Sides To Every Galleon » by GJWickham Harry grows up away from the Dursleys leading to a very different Harry attending Hogwarts. But while somethings change, some things are carved in stone and cannot be changed. Detours from canon whilst maintaining the basic timeline (except for some wibbly wobbly, timey wimey exceptions) Eventually HP/DG
Harry Potter, T, English, Adventure & Romance, chapters: 63, words: 222k+, favs: 2k+, follows: 3k+, updated: 4/27 published: 1/25/2019, [Harry P., Daphne G.]
2k+Harry Potter and the Artificer Legacy » by Kairomaru Everyone knows the story, the Potters attacked and little Harry left with his relatives. But what happens when the last Potter stumbles upon something left behind? What does someone with no preconceived notions about Magic do when they find out that it's real? Do they follow along just like everyone else? Or do they find their own path? Harry Potter did always like to make things!
Harry Potter, M, English, Fantasy & Romance, chapters: 32, words: 180k+, favs: 7k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 4/25 published: 11/18/2019, [Harry P., N. Tonks, Penelope C., Fleur D.]
2k+Novocaine » by StardustWarrior2991 After the end of the war, Harry has a meeting in Gringotts that changes his life. Given a unique opportunity to rebuild the world, he takes it upon himself to restore what was once lost to the wizarding world, while falling for a charming witch at the same time.
Harry Potter, T, English, Romance & Drama, chapters: 24, words: 240k+, favs: 7k+, follows: 9k+, updated: 4/25 published: 8/2/2018, [Harry P., Daphne G.]
276Child of the Dark Moon » by Sw-0608 Fleeing from Dudley and the 'Harry-hunters' under a full moon, Harry Potter saves his hated cousin from a giant wolf and is nearly killed. Severus Snape comes upon the bloody body not ten minutes later and takes the child into his home, against his better judgment. Can Snape come to terms with the vulnerable boy and help him to adapt to being a werewolf? (Manipulative Dumbledore)
Harry Potter, T, English, Hurt/Comfort & Family, chapters: 34, words: 312k+, favs: 363, follows: 475, updated: 4/23 published: 11/6/2020, Harry P., Sirius B., Remus L., Severus S.
397Harry Potter and the Dance of Death » by Wakefan Harry is destined to stop Voldemort and his followers from corrupting and overrunning the wizarding world. Unfortunately, the Horcrux in his head is working against him. His friends and family are heavily impacted by its influence. Harry is on a long path of power and mastery. Powerful!Harry, Lily finds a way to live on, Casting Shadows Prequel.
Harry Potter, M, English, Angst & Adventure, chapters: 50, words: 443k+, favs: 652, follows: 849, updated: 4/20 published: 8/31/2019, [Harry P., Ginny W.] Lily Evans P., Bill W.
1k+Harry Potter and The Shadowed Light » by itshannieee After the final battle Harry learns some unsettling truths about himself and those who he trusts the most. Forced to come to terms with the revelations, Harry decides to get even with those who've wronged him and embrace who he his by going back in time to when it all started. HP/LV pre-slash Dark!Harry MOD!Harry Manipulative!Dumbledore Bashing
Harry Potter, M, English, Romance & Adventure, chapters: 40, words: 236k+, favs: 5k+, follows: 6k+, updated: 4/20 published: 3/24/2017, Harry P., Sirius B., Voldemort, Tom R. Jr.
304 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: 681, follows: 1k+, updated: 4/20 published: 8/29/2018, Harry P., Neville L.