Dec. 26th, 2014

Lovely Fest Fics and Drabbles!

There were several lovely fics written to prompts I left at [community profile] snape_potter's Snarry Swap and [profile] mini_fest which I wanted to share with everyone as they deserve so much love! Thank you to all the mystery writers who made my holidays special with their delightful work!

Secret Snarry Swap: FIC:
A Christmas Surprise

Title: A Christmas Surprise
Other pairings/threesome: None
Rating: NC-17
Word count: 2377
Content/Warning(s): (highlight for spoilers) *First time, mpreg, slight frottage, anal sex*
Prompt: From [personal profile] lilyseyes, #13, First Christmas/Yule as a couple, Harry finds out he's pregnant on Christmas Eve.
Summary: Harry receives a surprise letter on Christmas morning.
**I love this in-love, insecure!Harry, who is anxious, sick, and PREGNANT(omg) and Severus is just the best: supportive, caring, and actually wants this baby!

Secret Snarry Swap: FIC: Spilled Secrets
Title: Spilled Secrets
Other pairings/threesome: Ron/Hermione
Rating: R
Word count: 3,568
Content/Warning(s): None
Prompt: Hogwarts eighth year - Harry is sick or injured and Severus takes care of him. Harry has the habit of talking in his sleep...
Summary: Severus’ peaceful weekend is rudely interrupted.
A/N: For [info]lilyseyes. I couldn’t resist your prompt – I hope you approve. Many thanks to A for the speedy beta, and a Merry Christmas to everyone!
**Severus believes his interest in Harry is unrequited, until Harry starts talking in his sleep. This is a charming, gentle story which is just a delight to read.

Mini_Fest: FIC: CThe Winter Ball
Title: The Winter Ball
Author/Artist: ???
Pairing(s): Severus Snape/Harry Potter, Ron Weasley/Hermione Granger.
Prompt: #13: SS/HP - Harry has finally gotten up the courage to ask Severus Snape to the Ministry’s Winter Ball, only to find Draco Malfoy has also asked him. How can Harry convince Severus to go with him?
Word Count/Art Medium: 2550
Rating: PG
Contains (Highlight to view): *Mild UST*
Disclaimer: Harry Potter characters are the property of J.K. Rowling and Bloomsbury/Scholastic. No profit is being made, and no copyright infringement is intended.
Notes: Thanks to my beta readers (you know who you are), and to the mods for running this lovely fest once again. Happy Holidays, lilyeyes. I hope you enjoy this!
**This little fic was such a wonderful flangsty read! I could feel the depth of Harry's pain and yearning, and teared up at happy ending! Lovely, lovely story!

Gift Drabbles! :)

Title: Feeling Festive
Author:[personal profile] rycolfan
Fandom: Harry Potter
Pairing: Severus/Harry
Rating: G
Word Count: 100 x 5
Prompt: [community profile] adventdrabbles #2: Grumpy Elf.
Disclaimer: JKR owns the characters. This is just a bit of fun.
A/N: Part two of my ‘A Very Snarry Christmas’ advent drabble series, which is a follow up to The Heart of Christmas and Between the Sea and Sky. Part one here
**This is a lovely drabble series! Seriously – you need to read it!

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Apr. 29th, 2013

Snarry-a-Thon Recs

RL has been insanely stressful and busy in the last month (I was gone 3 out of 4 weeks of April!) I have not had time to read some of the longer stories or the more angsty ones, but wanted to share those stories and art that I found particularly delightful and up-lifting:


The New Man in a Small Town
The Fairy Tales of Uncle Severus

This artist's works feel very European and I love the use of color to set the mood.


Going Green, NC-17, 14,370 words.
Prompt: #77: During the war, Harry and Snape develop a camaraderie of sorts. After the war, Snape is absolved of all crimes and given an Order of Merlin. He quickly becomes popular with the younger male populace. When one particular man is rather persistent, Harry develops a "Green Chest Monster." Some sort of wizard disease brought on by extreme jealousy. Only Snape can help. Can Harry get the help he needs without letting Snape know that he is the cause of the disease?
Summary: It was all Harry ever wanted for Severus to be recognised by the Wizarding world for all he’d done. But when Severus’ newfound popularity leads to a potential love interest, Harry becomes all too familiar with the old adage, “be careful what you wish for.”
~ I think this is my favorite of the fest so far! A wonderful, classic Snarry with thought-to-be-unrequited love and sizzling smexing! A delightful story!

The Reluctant Transformer, NC-17, 16,800 words.
Prompt: #004 - Minerva requests Harry's help to clean out Severus' quarters after he is killed during the final battle. What he discovers is the side of Severus Snape no one had ever seen and Harry finds himself falling in love with a man who was dead...or was he?
Summary: After Harry skips one class too many during Eighth Year, McGonagall makes him put Snape's rooms in order as punishment. As he comes to understand Snape better, Harry realizes that people are far more complex than they seem at first glance. But he is most emphatically not in love with a dead man (that is, until he is).
~Very interesting magical therapy and I love Harry slow change of opinion in regards to Severus.


A Hermitage of TwoPG, 5K words.
Prompt: #30: Tired of all the attention after defeating Voldemort, Harry withdraws to the house on Grimmauld Place. He's changed the wards to keep everyone out but doesn't know Severus built his own 'back door' into the house years ago to use as a disaster escape if he needed. Harry's friends convince Severus to go after him.
Summary: In the months after Voldemort's death, both Severus and Harry have retreated from the Wizarding World at large. This, however, doesn't stop others from visiting.
~ I really enjoyed the tone of this and Severus 'saving' Harry.


An Invitation to a Kidnapping, or a fate worse than Puce., PG-13, 3703 words.
Prompt: AU - Regency era romance a la Georgette Heyer. Harry comes to London for his first season and meets Severus there. Can be magical or not.
Summary: A young man in his first season should be concerned solely with matters of style and not love.
~ This one is just plain fun and delightful!


£1.50/Minute, NC-17, 5,600 words.
Prompt: #17: The only work Snape can find after the war is working on a Muggle phone-sex line.
Summary: Harry's tired and hungry, and all he wants to do is order some dinner. This turns out to be a bigger deal than he anticipated.
~ This one is another that is a delightful, feel-good read!


What Freedom Brings, PG, 8,200 words.
Prompt: Suffering from exhaustion after the Final Battle, Harry ends up in an isolation room in the infirmary, mostly to keep everyone away. Due to limited space, Severus is placed in the same room. What do two old enemies talk about?
Summary: Harry doesn't know when to give up, and Severus teaches an unintentional lesson.
~ A very realistic picture of a post-battle, tired Harry and Severus - really liked the hopeful ending.