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Harry hides in the library on Halloween, trying to escape his dreadful memories of Lily's death. No one else seems to remember the anniversary of her death or care that he lost everything that fateful night. He is discovered by Snape, and to their surprise they discover they have more in common than they thought . . .until they are interrupted by a rampaging troll intent on destroying anything that gets in its way. Written for Romanticide's Troll on Halloween challenge and the Halloween fest! Banner made by Lady Lanera!

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Fic Fests > #12 Halloween 2010
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Violence
Chapters: 4 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 11 Oct 2010 / 07 Oct 2010
Series: Something In Common - Challenges: Troll on Halloween
Before Harry arrives at Hogwarts, the faculty have a meeting and decide that Harry will need a mentor to help him adjust, keep him out of trouble, and make protecting him easier. They decide that this person should the Head of the House into which Harry is sorted, presumably Minerva McGonagall. But things, of course, don't turn out as planned, and Harry is harder to deal with than anyone expected. Nobody asked him if he wanted a mentor, after all...

NOTE: This story has a prologue. It is not necessary to the plot of the story, but if you wish to read it, it is called(predictably enough) 'Prologue to Life as Dictated by a Talking Hat'

Takes Place: 1st Year - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe, Slytherin!Harry, SuperPower! Harry
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: 16+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Profanity
Chapters: 35 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 Jul 2010 / 15 Mar 2009
Series: Life as Dictated by a Talking Hat - Challenges: None
All Harry wanted was a few happy memories of his parents, yet, when he fails in the attempt, it might very well cost his life. 2010 Challenge Fest Entry. In answer to the Potions Poisoning Challenge by Jan_AQ.

Chapter 14 rewritten and revised as of 12/30/12.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Healer Snape, Teacher Snape > Professor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death
Chapters: 15 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 09 Jul 2010 / 09 Jul 2010
Series: Perfectus Memoria - Challenges: Potion Poisoning
With a strange potion, new location and the odd Muggle Studies Professor along for the ride, Harry's in for an interesting summer, but why is Snape here? Dumbledore had better pray he gets all three back in one piece! Humor, Angst, No MarySues, No Romance, No Slash.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: Kind Snape, Stern Snape
Tags: Child fic, Deaged!Harry, Deaging, Injured!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys
Chapters: 31 - Completed: No - Updated: 09 Jul 2010 / 15 Jan 2005
Series: None - Challenges: None
Severus contemplates his life after Voldemort and settles into an anonymous retirement away from the wizarding world until fate strikes with an advertisement from a very recognisable former thorn in his side. Winner for Best Challenge Answer in the 2010 Challenge Fest. Response to the Potions Tutor Needed Challenge by Jan_AQ.

Takes Place: 9 - Post Epilogue (middle aged Harry) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Alternate Universe
Categories: Snape Equal Status to Harry > Comrades Snape and Harry, Fic Fests > #11 Challenge Fest 2010
Rated: T - Warnings: Profanity
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 06 Jul 2010 / 06 Jul 2010
Series: None - Challenges: Potions Tutor Needed
Harry runs into Snape while trying to find the definition of home, and finds himself drawn into Snape's summer Order task by the headmaster, looking for a location outside of London. Along the way, he and Snape learn a few new definitions themselves.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Deaging, Snape-meets-Dursleys
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Alcohol Use, Corporal Punishment, Profanity
Chapters: 14 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 24 May 2010 / 08 Apr 2010
Series: Redefining Life - Challenges: None
Sequel to Broken Wings! Harry & Severus quest for the remaining Horcruxes. Can they fulfill the prophecy of Two Hawks Hunting and destroy Voldemort forever? AU, pre-HBP, HBP/DH noncompliant! No slash, mentor/guardian fic!

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Azkaban Character, Creature!fic, Kidnapped
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape, Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Profanity, Romance/Het, Torture, Violence
Chapters: 63 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 03 May 2010 / 22 May 2009
Series: Broken Wings - Challenges: None
Post-OOTP, Snape must blow his cover as a spy to save Harry from Voldemort. Now they hate each other more than ever, but if their side is going to win, old enmities must be cast aside.

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Trusted Mentor Snape
Rated: T - Warnings: Character Death, Torture
Chapters: 30 - Completed: No - Updated: 22 Apr 2010 / 22 Jan 2005
Series: None - Challenges: None
On Christmas Eve, an unwanted child is left in a manger and found by a young Potions Master, changing both their lives forever. AU, implied child abuse, neglect, possible CP, Sev raises Harry.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Baby fic, Child fic, Runaway, Slytherin!Harry
Categories: Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Abusive Dursleys, Character Death, Corporal Punishment, Neglect, Romance/Het
Chapters: 24 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 11 Feb 2010 / 07 Dec 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
A bit of wishcraft, a Christmas pageant, and some beastly Wild Things bring Severus and Harry together as a family.

Takes Place: 0 - Pre Hogwarts (before Harry is 11) - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption, Alternate Universe, Child fic
Categories: Fic Fests > #10 Holiday/Winter 2009, Parental Snape > Guardian Snape
Rated: K - Warnings: Neglect
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 21 Dec 2009 / 21 Dec 2009
Series: None - Challenges: Creature Royalty
Harry liked green. Green and silver. Green and silver tinsel, all over Snape’s couch. And the Potions Master in not impressed. But then he wasn’t in the best mood to begin with.

Takes Place: None - Snape flavour: None
Tags: Adoption
Categories: Parental Snape, Fic Fests > #10 Holiday/Winter 2009
Rated: K - Warnings: None
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 14 Dec 2009 / 14 Dec 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None
A midnight escapade does not go as planned when Harry finds himself injured, locked in Snape’s storage room and worst of all, doused in Veritaserum. And this is all before Snape finds him. Entrant in the 2009 Prompt Fest. Prompts: Locked in Snape's Storage Room and Veritaserum

Takes Place: 6th summer - Snape flavour: None
Tags: None
Categories: Teacher Snape > Professor Snape, Fic Fests > #9 Prompt Fest 2009
Rated: K+ - Warnings: Profanity
Chapters: 1 - Completed: Yes - Updated: 22 Nov 2009 / 22 Nov 2009
Series: None - Challenges: None

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