Potions, Snitches and Unlikely Relations
Jan's List of Harry Potter Fanfiction

Harry Potter belongs to J.K. Rowling.

- Resorting Fics -

Welcome to the Resorting category of Potions, Snitches and Unlikely Relations! :) There are stories where Harry Potter is sorted into a different house besides Gryffindor. They seem to be predominantly Slytherin. The list isn't complete, but it's the best I could do. ;) Feel free to email me with any missing stories or mistakes so I can fix them.

A Change of Fate by Arathin (201692) T - WIP 41 chapt Jan05

Author's Summary: Sirius never went to Azkaban. Can one change make Harry turn evil and Slytherin? Well when he looks up to Snape as a father and his reincarnaton of Voldemort pet snake as an advisor, it can!

A Different Harry, Year One by Shadow Adams (344226) K+ - WIP 15 chapt Dec04

Fanfiction.Net ~ Fanfic-Zone
Author's Summary: Harry Potter at the age of five ran away from the Dursleys. What happens when an independent Slytherin Harry enters the Wizarding World? This is my view of Harry during his first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

A Different House by MissPatriciaPotter (200885) T - WIP 5 chapt Mar03

Author's Summary: *child abuse* What if Harry had been abused by the Dursleys? What if Harry got sorted in Slytherin? What would happen if someone find out?
Harry begins Hogwarts. Draco discovers abuse (grammer)

A Different way of Life by nevets (354236) K+ - WIP 6 chapt Aug03

Author's Summary: At the begining of his short life something happend that changed his perspective on life. So how is Harry Potter holding up in Slytherin!?

A Father's Sin by Severitus (123967) T - WIP 44 chapt May04

Author's Summary: Secrets, prophecies, animagi, and the Serpent‘s Children--a dark secret is revealed that will change Harry and Snape’s lives forever. But will it be for good, or for evil?
Serpent's mark, Serpent's children. "Hello Zachary, Your father is screaming for you."

A Hinging Moment by moon-dragon3 (280389) T - WIP 18 chapt Feb04

Author's Summary: AU fic, what would have happened if Harry was in Slytherin, but this is slightly original.

A Life of Lies by kamahpfan (351593) M - WIP 53 chapt Jan05

PotionsandSnitches - Fanfiction.Net ~ Fanfic-Zone
Author's Summary: NO LONGER AU! Now incorperating OotP! Yet another Severitus Challange guys. Snape is sent to the Dursley's in disguise and makes a very unpleasent discovery.
Snape is sent undercover to the Dursleys, Harry is nowhere to be found. He comes back later, discovers Harry was staying in the shed. Vernon aims to shoot Snape, Harry jumps in front of the bullet. Super-power Harry (Avatar) name change Callen Snape, resorting Slytherin.

A Very, Very Tangled Web by Oriana Dumbledore (248955)
PG13 - WIP 3 chapt Jan03

Author's Summary: Decisions made concerning the lives of Harry Potter, Alexander Snape and Draco Malfoy were made fifteen years ago by three women trying to protect their children, what happens when the tangled web of lies surrounding the three boys is revealed? (SLASH)

Alternate Reality: Simply Slytherin by Charlie Quill (246895) T - WIP 12 chapt Jan05

Author's Summary: Just the simple, compulsive act of reaching out to snatch a letter from the air can change one's destiny, but not one's fate. AU, no slash, a retake on the Potter series. PG to PG-13

An Exchange of Colors by Rowaine GJB (365361) T - 3 chapt Jun03

Fanfiction.Net MISSING!
Author's Summary: PG13 to be safe, for language if nothing else. Beginning of sixth year for the Golden Trio, Albus has a brilliant idea (?!) to spread good will... by reSorting the upper years, and forcing them to create new friendships and avoid old grievances.
Humor? Too many new characters.

As A Bat by pottermalfoy24 (555719) T - WIP/FIN? 12 chapt Jan05

Author's Summary: AU! When Voldemort tried to kill Harry as a child his aim was off. Now how will history be changed by a blind Harry Potter? Will be HD eventually. Rating will go up.
Vernon put Harry in an Orphanage. Wears sunglasses over his completely blind grey eyes. Talks to a snake.

Change of heart, Change of life by bright hope (439374) K - WIP 9 chapt Apr04

Author's Summary: AU: When Harry runs away from the Dursleys at the age of eight, everything has changed, and what takes place is not what has happened before. His friends, life, and story is no longer the same.

Dark Childe by henriette (329199) T - WIP 5 chapt Apr04

Author's Summary: Voldemort goes to the Potters to steal their child away from the light. He had a vision about this child, he shall raise him to become the Child of Darkness. Elfs, torture, discipline and power. Dark Slytherin Harry

Faith by Dragongirl16 (373426) M - WIP 43 chapt Mar06

Author's Summary: What if the wizarding world turned its back on Harry? Who will stay true? Who can he turn to? What will he do? A HD romance in the works! Pre-OotP AU!
Gryffindor rejects Harry, horrible pranks. Slytherins stand by him as well as Ginny and Neville... Ginny rejected from her family, adopted by Black with Bill.

Forlorn Hope by Elssha (287415) T - WIP 40 chapt Apr04

PotionsandSnitches - Fanfiction.Net ~ www.forlornhope.tk
Author's Summary: James Potter was not the great Gryffindor everyone claimed he was. Terrible secrets and evil deeds plagued his mind, his soul. In order to rid himself of these, he erased his memories, keeping them only in a small leather Journal where he revealed the entire terrible truth. This was locked deep inside a Gringotts vault with the hope of locking them away forever. His secrets are ready to seep out of the old, faded pages, changing people’s lives forever. All lies must end... "I was lied to about James Potter; a liar, a cheater, a thief. I was lied to about Lily Potter; her family, her past. Worst of all I was lied to about Harry Potter, for no such boy existed."-Horris (NON SLASH, R&R, Flames welcome)
Horris Asps Alpha
Sequels: Forlorn Dream, Forlorn Prophecy

Harry Potter and the Mirror Of Paradox by Yih (27874) M - FIN 33 chapters Nov03

Author's Summary: Transported into another dimension by a mirror cursed by Voldemort, Harry enters into a Universe ruled by Voldemort where he died as an infant. Left with no choice, he adapts- along the way getting resorted into Slytherin. What will he do?

Harry Potter and the time of Hell by Double L (142303) T - WIP 6 chapt Mar03

Author's Summary: Just ur avareage HP fith year or as average as it can get with the Dursleys at hogwarts, Harry moving to Slytherin and getting a pet Snake named after his worst enemy
Uhhh.. not much sense. Bad spelling mistakes.

Harry Snape? by Elysia1 (314114) K+ - WIP 17 chapt Feb04

Author's Summary: What if the Dursleys weren't the only relatives Harry had? Another Severitis Challenge and it takes into account Order of the Pheonix. SS/LE
Poses as Snape's nephew; Renamed Salazar "Sal" Snape. Still friends with Ron & Hermione. Decides to spy. "He pulled out black dress robes lined with green and silver, "Try these on," Snape directed."
Used to be Harry Snape? A response to the Severitus Challenge

In Memory I by Becka (26704) M - WIP 8 chapt Nov04

Author's Summary: [slash] What if someone followed Hagrid the night he delivered Harry to the Dursleys? How would Harry's life have been different? AU that follows Harry as he grows up with the abusive Dursleys, and continues to his time at Hogwarts.
Child-prophet Potter, dual sorting. His own mark, a lightening bolt on his 'shadows'

Intersections In Real Time by Ariana Deralte (55419) K+ - WIP 11 chapt Dec02

Author's Summary: Just before Harry's eleventh birthday Severus Snape shows up on the Dursley's doorstep and changes Harry's life forever.
A ghost boy in Harry's watch.

More To Life by Leatrix Malfoy (454935) T - FIN 19 Chapt Aug04

Author's Summary: AU: Death Eaters attack Nine year old Harry Potter's house. Harry is rescued. How different would Harry be if he had been in the Wizarding world for two years before he went to Hogwarts, under the care of Severus Snape? Slyth!Harry!
Harry changes his teacher's hair blue on purpose. Afterschool Dudley and Harry are chased by Death Eaters. Snape portkeys them away. Harrybecomes friends with fatherless Draco. Dumbledore is manipulative.
Sequel: Gifts and Curses (unwritten)

Slytherin Child by Jolie1 (309614) T - WIP 15 chapt Nov03

Author's Summary: What if Harry had been physically abused as a child? How would that have affected his personality and outlook on life?

Special Delivery, Book One (was TheBoyWhoWishedHeDidn'tLive) by WhiteVanillaFlames (563678) T - WIP 29 chapt Sep04

Author's Summary: Harry Potter is now in his first year of school at Hogwarts. What challenges will he face? Can he overcome them? Can Professor Snape help? Can his new friend? R&R, Flames too, but be nice.
Sequel: Special Delivery, Book Two

Sudis, Clavus, Corpus by SaukaraSnape (283385) T - WIP 17 chapt Jan04

Author's Summary: AU Severitus Challenge Fic: Harry Potter ran away at ten years and has been living on the streets. What happens to Harry Potter at Hogwarts? A Slytherin Harry Potter?

The Dark Angel by Tim H. Smith (382128) T - WIP 11 chapt Sep03

Author's Summary: You never want to disappoint your father...much less if his name is Lord Voldemort.
Original Character

The Darker Shades Of Grey by The angelic vampire (LJ) M - WIP 10 chapt Jul04

Author's Summary: James Potter wasn't at home when Voldemort attacked. Lily perished, and Harry survived, temporarily defeating Voldemort. But all is not well in the Potter Mansion... Making Harry who he is today, A darker shade of grey. His first year is beyond what anyo
Warning: Child abuse

The Choices We Make by Findarto Sirfalas (537150) M - WIP 3 chapt Mar05

Author's Summary: What if instead of Hagrid, Severus Snape had picked Harry up from the Dursleys ? Find out what happens when pre-conceived prejudices are not enforced on Harry, and he's sorted into Slytherin. AU, Slash (Later years), Slytherin!Harry, possible Severitus la
Uncle Snape. Bad continunity but getting better.

The New Boy by Liz Barr (102290) K - FIN 1 chapt Dec02

Author Summary: AU. Harry is sorted into Slytherin. Snape is watchful.
One shot.

The Pride of a Snake by MiDNiGHT-MoRPHiNE (201803) T - FIN 20 chapt Jul05

Author's Summary: A Severitus Challenge. Enough said?
The first chapter might give you pause, spelling mistakes and such, but the rest rocks so give it a chance! Damon Snape. A few mistakes like wrong character names, spelling throughout.

The snake who lived Book 1: Philosopher's stone by Akuma-sama (38985) T - FIN 14 chapt Feb03

Author's Summary: A family moves in next to #4 privet drive during the summer of 1991 and dramatically changes Harry's vision of things. Read and Review please! [Now finished!]
Sequels: The snake who lived book 2: the Chamber of secrets, The Snake Who Lived Book 3: Prisoner of Azkaban

The snake who lived book 2: the Chamber of secrets by Akuma-sama (38985) T - FIN 27 chapt Feb03

Author's Summary: Now complete!] Sequel to book 1: Philosopher's stone. Harry's second year in Slytherin begins... and nothing goes like it should! A Weasley in Slytherin, A self-obsessed, idiotic DADA teacher and a strange, ancient legend floating about...
Prequel: The snake who lived Book 1: Philosopher's stone, Sequel: The Snake Who Lived Book 3: Prisoner of Azkaban

The Sorting Hat is Always Right by Maris Slytherin (310293) K - WIP 16 chapt Oct03

Author's Summary: The Sorting Hat finally gets its wish and resorts Harry into Slytherin. How will this alter the events of PoA? Eventual D/H slash, but not until later years. I may cover GoF, too. But, no D/H slash in the near future. Rating will go up, too! Eventually...
5thyr OOC Harry.