| ||Rating: 15+||Story Reviews: 1824|
Characters: Harry, Ron, Hermione, Dumbledore, McGonagall, Snape, Tonks, Fred, Ginny, OC
Genre(s): Drama, General, Action/Adventure
Pairings: Ron/Hermione, Harry/OC, Snape/OC
First Published: 2005.02.01
Last Published Chapter: 2005.07.13
Last Updated: 2010.05.25
Favorite Story Of: 871 users
| ||Advisory: Mild Violence|
Snape adopts Harry in this story that stretches from the end of year six until Harry starts his Auror apprenticeship. Harry defeats Voldemort and has to deal with his greatly increased fame and with some odd, disturbing skills inherited from the Dark Lord. He and Snape grow into something resembling a family when they start to rely on each other. Harry survives his seventh year at Hogwarts with a parent as a teacher and starts his training as an Auror.
(written Jan 2004-June 2005, so book 5 canon)
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|1||Year Six, Easter
Snape adopts Harry in this story that stretches from the end of year six until Harry starts his Auror apprenticeship. Harry defeats Voldemort and has to deal with his greatly increased fame and with some odd, disturbing skills he inherited from the Dark Lord. He and Snape grow into something resembling a family when they start to rely on each other. Harry survives his seventh year at Hogwarts with a parent as a teacher and starts his training as an Auror. (Written between Jan 2004 and June 2005, so book 5 canon only)
|2||A Long Bitter Night
Dumbledore and Snape rescue Harry from the forest.
Snape and Harry portkey from the death eater safehouse to St. Mungos where Harry requires treatment.
|4||Restless and Sleepless
Harry find himself studying for Potions more than before. He also learns alarming news from Dobby.
Harry's vision of Voldemort beckoning him from the Entrance Hall is real. Harry must draw on his past to defeat the dark wizard.
A big party is thrown to celebrate the demise of the Dark Lord but Harry is wondering about the future and seeing visions.
Harry finally answers his post. A vision in the middle of Potions leads to Snape holding him after class.
|8||The Big Match
An exhibition match at the end of the school year draws a strange and frightening crowd.
|9||The End of Year Six
Year Six is over and Harry's classmates depart on the train. Harry is stuck at Hogwarts with nothing but the teachers for company.
Dumbledore makes a shocking request of his Potions master.
|11||Fame, If Not Fortune
McGonagall takes Harry down to Hogsmeade for a butterbeer.
Harry's nightmares of Wormtail grow worse but he doesn't have to deal with them alone and on the eve of his seventeenth birthday he gets an offer that would mean not having to cope with anything alone again.
Harry's seventeenth birthday and he is allowed to have a small party in the Great Hall. The wizarding world sent many gifts but some are more important to accept than others.
|14||Forms and Filings
A solicitor comes to help with the adoption paperwork.
After a contentious hearing with the Wizard Family Council, Harry goes home to the first real home he has ever had.
|16||It's Always Calm
Harry makes himself at home but that isn't so easy when you are the boy who lived.
Harry is left alone for a few hours and a knock sounds on the door.
After meeting his father, Harry asks Snape about his mother.
|19||Year Seven Begins
Harry returns to school, but by Floo, rather than by train. At the welcoming feast the new students are a little overawed.
Classes begin, but Harry has not figured out how to explain things to his friends.
|21||Potions with a Capital "P"
Harry and the new Potions professor are not getting along.
Harry gets in deep with Filch and the truth comes out. Ron reacts just as Harry feared he would.
|23||A Time to Reap
Dumbledore calls various people up to his office to talk to them.
Snape is meeting a mysterious woman in Hogsmeade.
|25||Another Big Match
The first Gryffindor Quidditch match of the year and Harry faces an unexpectedly adept opposing Seeker.
|26||The Christmas Ball
Harry finds a date and almost manages to enjoy himself.
Harry goes home for his first real Christmas, but things don't start out quite as expected.
|28||A First Christmas
Harry goes home for his first real Christmas.
|29||Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered
Harry find himself not understanding his friends as well as he used to.
Advanced DA keeps working on their Animagus forms and visitors arrive at Hogwarts.
|31||Fur and Snow
Harry gets partnered with one of the Durmstrang students on a Care of Magical Creatures project.
Harry fills out the application for the Aurors program
Harry's Care of Magical Creature project insists on following them around.
|34||Round About the Cauldron Go
Harry goes home for Easter break and finds Tonks at his house.
|35||Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog
The morning after and a walk on Knockturn Alley.
|36||Wool of Bat and Tongue of Dog
Harry returns to school and begins having bad dreams.
|37||Adder's Fork and Blind-Worm's Sting
Harry finds the castle is still not completely safe for him.
|38||Lizard's Leg and Howlet's Wing
Snape gives Harry an extra lesson in Defense.
|39||A Charm of Pow'rf'ul Trouble
During Quidditch practice, Harry has his eye on someone.
|40||Boil Thou First i' the Charmed Pot
McGonagall takes Harry to Hagrid to identify his Animagus form.
|41||Swelter'd Venom Sleeping Got
Hermione brews a dreaming potion that she later regrets taking.
|42||Like a Hell-Broth Boil and Bubble
Even walking the Hogwarts corridors with two friends isn't safe for Harry.
|43||Silver'd in the Moon's Eclipse
The one year anniversary party of Voldemort's defeat arrives.
|44||More than the Wars of Our Fathers
Malfoy picks on Harry one time too many.
|45||Knock Down the Walls
Harry gives a lesson in Defense to Snape.
|46||End of an Era
Seventh year comes to an end.
|47||The Game of Life
Harry and his friends spend a day in London.
Harry visits the Continent.
|49||Silent, Steadfast, and Forbearing
Harry has his Auror testing.
|50||Tangled up in Blues
Penelope's visit spawns some angst.
Harry has a party to celebrate his acceptance to the Auror's program.
|52||The Auror's Apprentice
Harry begins his Auror training and suddenly realizes that Candide hasn't been around.
|53||Desperately Seeking Something
Harry visits his parents' grave.
Harry and Snape have a one year review with the Wizard Family Council.
Harry has a birthday.
|56||Big Wide World
The world at eighteen.
Hermione moves out. Harry has a date.
Snape's past becomes an issue.
|59||An Unexpected Test
Snape has been up to something.
|60||Enemies and Friends, Part I
Harry is missing.
|61||Enemies and Friends, Part II
Harry is rescued.
Harry begins shadowing Tonks while she is out on duty.
|63||Haunted by the Past
Candide comes asking difficult questions.
Harry goes back to Hogwarts for a Quidditch match.
|65||Mum Galore, Part 1
Harry and Snape visit Harry's distant relatives.
|66||Mum Galore, Part II
Harry gets hurt during training.
|67||Removing the Mask
A Halloween party at the Burrow.
|68||Magic to Muggles
Harry tells his relatives that he's a wizard.
|69||Circling in the Dark
Harry takes a late night flight.
|70||Time and Tide
An all too real reminder of the past.
|71||Arms of the Angels
Avery takes his revenge.
Harry tries a bit of teaching.
|73||Revenge & Redemption
Aftermath and a small confession.
|74||End of Chapter 73
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