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Rating
Mature
Chapters
34
Words
217,340
Characters
Harry, Ron, Hermione, Dumbledore, Hagrid, Snape, Crabbe Jr., Draco, Umbridge, OC
Primary Relationship
Secondary Relationship(s)
Genre(s)
Drama, Angst, AU
Era
Hogwarts
Advisory
Strong Language, Strong Violence, Sensitive Topic/Issue/Theme
Story Reviews
332
Status
Completed
First Published
2009-06-04 12:11pm
Last Chapter
2009-07-11 6:39am
Last Updated
2009-07-11 6:39am

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Ch. # Chapter Title Word Count Reviews
1 A Way Out

A depressed Harry searches for a way to become an Animagus and leave his old life behind.

1,819 12
2 A Frightened Fledgling

Severus tends the injured hawk, only to be interrupted by Dumbledore.

2,109 11
3 Intruder

Students enter the potions lab uninvited and discover Harry in hawk form--NOT a good thing!

1,044 9
4 Alike

A conversation with Hagrid reveals more than Snape would wish.

3,802 9
5 Vigil

Snape keeps vigil with the critically ill Harry, trying to persuade him to live.

Kleenex warning here for the end of the chapter!

5,507 7
6 Detentions and Dreams

Severus punishes his Slytherins and Harry!hawk has some very odd dreams.

5,086 12
7 Hawk Speak

Severus makes a potion to allow him to speak and understand his familiar, who still has memory loss.

5,620 11
8 Birds of A Feather

Meetings with Dumbledore and Voldemort make Severus realize that he and his hawk truly are "birds of a feather".

5,096 9
9 The Best Medicine

Hagrid shows Poppy what the very best medicine is for Snape.

4,576 9
10 Freedom's Flight

Freedom's wings are finally healed and he can fly!

6,748 10
11 Hawk For Dinner

No, that doesn't mean what you think it does.

Freedom and Severus attend a required staff dinner, where the hawk meets the nasty Umbridge.

8,569 11
12 Things Remembered

Freedom remembers many things from his former life as Harry Potter.

7,695 10
13 Concerned Friends

An overheard conversation between friends acts a catalyst for Freedom.

5,169 10
14 Prophecy of Lies

A conversation between Albus and Severus reveals a dark secret.

5,649 12
15 Lily's Eyes

Freedom/Harry learns some unexpected things about Snape and Lily's childhood and schooldays.

This is quite a long chapter, hope you all enjoy it!

10,639 8
16 Umbridge vs. Freedom

Freedom begins a covert war against Dolores Umbridge.

7,394 9
17 Things Fall Apart

Freedom tries to warn the DA, and Umbridge continues her campaign against half-humans and others.

8,065 6
18 "Nobody Hurts My Wizard!"

Severus is accused of kidnapping and harming the missing Harry Potter by Umbridge! Will Freedom reveal himself to save the Potions Master??

3,405 10
19 Severus's Bane

At long last, Harry and Severus confront each other.

Thanks for all your reviews!! They really made my day!!

3,716 10
20 Turmoil

Harry and Severus must deal with the repercussions of their quarrel and broken friendship.

8,872 6
21 Hagrid's Wisdom

Hagrid has a talk with Severus concerning Harry and Severus reads the letter and comes to a realization. Meanwhile, Harry searches for a way to get through all his work, but what he finds may harm more than help.

8,877 10
22 Through A Glass Darkly

Harry and Severus finally have it out with each other.

3,582 6
23 The Toad At Bay

Harry receives advice from Severus, gets into a quarrel with Ron, and plots with Sev and Minerva to bring down the toad!

9,313 14
24 Mentor

Severus becomes a mentor to Harry

7,575 11
25 Laying Old Ghosts To Rest

Severus attempts Occlumency lessons with Harry and discovers his ward has more problems with his past than expected.

8,162 9
26 Anger Management

Harry has an unfortunate accident with his magic, resulting in Severus giving him anger management classes

9,188 10
27 An Unruly Potions Class

Harry's first attempt at teaching the first-year potions class.

This chapter is dedicated to all you teachers and anyone who has ever worked with children who recalls THEIR first day

7,740 7
28 No Excuse

Harry and Severus go to Grimmauld Place for an Order meeting and Harry has a long overdue conversation with his godfather about what has been going on in his life.

7,618 6
29 To Outwit A Dark Lord

Harry's first Order meeting nearly ends in disaster.

Remus tries to convince Sirius to accept Snape as Harry's guardian. Will he succeed?

11,524 7
30 Snaring Darkness

Harry and the Order attempt to set a trap for Voldemort and the Death Eaters.

6,048 7
31 Hawks Don't Cry

Severus attempts to help Harry with his guilt over Sirius.

7,948 6
32 A Pawn No More

Albus and Harry discuss some important things.

4,260 11
33 Rivalry's End

While Harry, Crabbe, Jace, and someone totally unexpected play a prank on Malfoy, Severus visits Malfoy Manor and seeks out Bella.

Will he be able to get the countercurse to restore Sirius?

10,385 8
34 Freedom's Way

Term ends and Harry says goodbye to all his friends and prepares to depart Hogwarts on a quest for the Horcruxes.

4,540 29

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