If - like many - you're puzzled as to why anyone at all would have a crush on the good Professor, let alone a zillion squeeing fangirls, have another look at that first scene in the Philosopher's Stone
movie where he introduces potions class. I froze with a forkful of pasta halfway to my mouth for a couple of minutes. Holy cow.
is well worth a look - it's very rough, but note the Tanith Lee-like delight in language and the senses.Happy Birthday Dear Professor Snape
. Highly canonical - note the "twisted smile" making an appearance.Flying armchairs and bathtubsA startling possibilityAnother Day of Teaching in the Life of Severus Snape
- another from the sadly departed Erin J. Kluk. This really captures the abrupt, enormous rage described in the books.
Popular fan art themes: Gaiman Death Snape
; Ouchy Snape
(SPOILER!) (The scene often ends more violently in fan versions than in the book); Bunny Snape
; Chibi Snape
; Fangirl-Attacked Snape