Summary: Everyone wears a mask. For some, it's hidden and others it's in plain sight. What happens when we take off the mask? What happens when a third chance is given to us?
Severus Snape has been given this exact opportunity. Since his death, Snape finds himself somewhere stuck between the veil and the Wizarding world. As Snape finds himself moping around his old flat, he has unexpected visitors that change the rest of his existence. Can the trio help Severus? And will he, the man in the mask, revel more of his past?
Summary: Lily is having something of a breakdown, unsure of where she fits as graduation looms closer. Severus is quiet, taking his new lonesomeness in stride. Can a simple, accidental meeting reunite old friends? Or will their lives continue to get in the way?
Summary: Severus Snape spent most of his childhood by himself. He never expected that to change so quickly.
I am ron lover of Gryffindor writing for the Third Annual Great Hall Cotillion.
Summary: Snape meets with Lily in a graveyard, hoping to continue his friendship with her, and hoping that it may become something more. But she isn't who she seems to be, and years will pass before either of them learn the truth.
Summary: Severus Snape's thoughts when he looks in the Mirror of Erised. One-shot.
Summary: Title borrowed from the song, If I Die Young, by the Band Perry
When the question is posed, Severus makes a promise he can't keep
Summary: Things were never what they seemed to be.Written for the lovely Gmariam/Gina whose J/L fics make my knees go weak :)
Summary: The summer after fifth year, Severus Snape realises that he has to decide between Lily and his Dark companions and pursuits. Now all he has to do is get used to life at Hogwarts with no friends, get over his fascination with the Dark Arts, survive the Marauders, and convince Lily to acknowledge that he's alive.
Easier said than done.
Summary: What if You-Know-Who was defeated long before Harry had ever been born. What if Severus Snape had a shot at what he died for in the original series? Allow me to give you the romantic "What if?" you all wondered about when reading the original books.
Harry Potter has come to Hogwarts.
But I am waiting for him.I who loved his mother, detested his father for taking her away from me. I deserved Lily Evans. I gave my word to protect her son. But how shall I stop myself? I want to see a young, helpless James Potter sqirm and writhe under my gaze....
Summary: Harry Potter's presence at Hogwarts is a painful reminder to Severus of what he lost all those years ago.
Summary: It’s April Fools’ Day. Lily Evans wants nothing more than to escape, but she's caught off guard by someone she'd prefer to forget.
This is PoeticallyIrritating of Ravenclaw writing for the 2011 Aprils Fools' Day Challenge in the Great Hall, Prompt 3(A).
Summary: Snape stumbles upon a secret room while absentmindedly wandering through Hogwarts. Inside, he discovers a treasure that he believes with bring him true happiness.
Summary: Severus knows that he’s going down. It’s too late for him. The best thing he can do for the love of his life is refuse to drag her under as well. This is the toughest decision he has ever been forced to make.
Summary: Things just started looking up for Severus Snape. It seems like he's finally going to get the girl of his dreams. All that goes down the drain the day he calls her "Mudblood." Severus is learning to deeply regret what he said and tries everything to get her back. But will he succeed or will another man sweep her off her feet?
Summary: Inspired by Lily's gloomy mood on a rainy day, Severus spots the perfect gift to cheer her up. If only he could afford it...
Summary: As he flees the scene of yet another of his parents' fights, young Severus Snape reflects briefly on his instincts of self-preservation. He isn't ashamed. He's always known he'd be a Slytherin, and Slytherins put themselves first. It's simply practical, common sense. He doesn't know everything will change in just a few hours.
Summary: When Severus screams an unforgivable word, Lily is horrorstruck. Her best friend has just completely turned on her, and stranger still, she comes to a revelation that crushes her. But she has to stand up for herself. This cannot continue, unless…
This is AshTonks of Ravenclaw House. Please enjoy!
Summary: "All I have left is hope..."
At the end of his seventh year, the only thing Severus Snape possesses is a golden diploma and hope. Hope that maybe, just maybe, Lily Evans will forgive him for calling her a Mudblood. Hope that maybe, just maybe, his mother won't die. Hope that maybe, just maybe, he'll be able to survive with just hope.
But can you succeed with just hope?