Pictured: A snoozing Hermione and Severus // Artist: vol4ok
My sisters and I have caught our parents passed out in our reading room a number of times. I guess that’s what happens when your mum and dad are bibliophiliacs.
Anonymous ASKED: |
Hello Beautiful, This question is for the whole family :) If you could have any animal in the whole world as a pet, what would it be and what would you name it? Xoxo
Pictured: Hermione with Surina as a child and Crookshanks in Severus’s Potions lab // Artist: e_kateri_na
‘Beautiful’? I sincerely hope you don’t mean me, Anon.
I have always had an affinity for dogs, so I would choose a German Shepherd. I couldn’t tell you what I’d name him, though. I’ve never given it much thought.
I adore cats, Anon. Crookshanks was always my favorite, and then Triton came into my life and became a second favorite of mine. I couldn’t choose a favorite name, therefore, because I’ve already had both.
I love owls, Anon. They’re beautiful creatures. We have a family owl, but one day I know I’ll have my own.
I’d like a white one and would call her Aria, which means “air.”
Erm, sorry, sis. I’m getting a death glare right now!
I’d like a dragon I could tame, Anon, and would name him or her…hmm. How about Nessie? I always liked that Muggle nickname for the Loch Ness Monster (which doesn’t exist, by the way.)
I like dragons because they’re dangerous and cunning. I always envied that Charlie Weasley worked with them in Romania for a while, and that Uncle Harry battled one in the Triward Tournament.
Yeah, and nearly got himself killed!
I love hippogriffs, Anon. I’m not sure I’d ever want to own one, though. There’s a lot of upkeep involved with hippogriffs, and if they don’t take a liking to you… Well, you’re in trouble. I’m not sure what I’d name him or her either, for that matter. Something fun and quirky, though, like me!
Puppies! Bunnies! Kitties!
And I like lots of names! I still want a puppy really, really badly!
Unquestionable Love: The Untold Stories (update!)
Synopsis: A collection of stories centered around the Snape family and the Unquestionable Love saga, set at various times between the Prequel, the original, and after the original. Stories will contain Drama, Humor, Hurt/Comfort, and Romance. AU, Post-DH. *Prompts welcomed!*
“Of Diapers and Duties” - Hermione returns home to a sight that makes more than one family member giggle.
“A Hopeless First” - Severus prepares himself for an emotional outing that he’s not attending.
“Her Second Slytherin” - Hailey presents a particularly challenging potion for Severus to swallow.
“She is Beautiful” - Severus and Hermione find a new baby brings fretful trials even before her arrival.
“Good Morning” - Hermione gives Severus a wake up the groggy and grumpy wizard can’t object. M-rated.
“A Question of Babies” - Jeannie presents Severus with a question - and explanation - that leaves the normally steely wizard deeply affected.
We have updated Unquestionable Love: The Untold Stories with several more one-shots…
“The Outbreak” - After the Snape family comes down with the Wizarding flu, a Potions Master goes into overdrive to help his family recoup.
“Surina’s Dilemma” - Surina ponders what it potentially means to become a Slytherin with the help of Hermione and Severus.
“The Before and After” - A morning in the life of Severus and Hermione, pre and post the birth of three (out of four) children. M-rated.
“Home” - Severus and Hermione move into their new home in the English countryside following their honeymoon. M-rated.
“Markings of the Past” - Hailey has some questions for Severus about some peculiar scars on his body.
Anonymous ASKED: |
Hey Snape family! I'm a big fan of Unquestionable Love, and love that you decided to share your story. But, I was wondering, what if you had four boys instead of girls? What would their names be?
Pictured: Severus, Hermione, and Hailey as a baby // Artist: Lauia
What a pleasure to meet a reader who’s enjoyed our fanfic series! Thank you for letting us know.
It’s somewhat difficult to imagine a life with four boys, considering how much the girls fill up our hearts. I’m sure it would be just as chaotic, if not more so with four boys running around this house! I wouldn’t have minded a son, and I know Severus wouldn’t have either, but, I suppose, it just wasn’t in the cards for us. (And we have no complaints on that score.)
As for what we might have named them, we answered a similar question to yours a while back, which you can find here. Unfortunately, Severus disliked any of the names I came up with.
Pictured: Hermione and Triton // Artist: Киарнайт
My Hermione and our wretched feline, Triton, shortly after he came into our home.
He’s proceeded to wreck havoc ever since!
Anonymous ASKED: |
Severus, if you ever met Hermione's parents.. how did you feel? Nervous? Do you get along? Did they like you at first?
Pictured: Severus and his Hermione // Artist: Evgella
No, I was not nervous to meet the Grangers. I was only interested in making a decent first impression for Hermione’s sake. She was (and remains) the most important person to ever come into my life, and it was vital that I did not disappoint her in front of her family. I couldn’t forgive myself if I’d done anything to upset her.
Neither of them liked me at first, particularly her father. As a father myself, I can now fully understand why, but there were other factors at the time that were already working against me. I’m not a likable person by any stretch of the imagination. Our first encounter is all well-documented in our story, Unquestionable Love: The Prequel.
Needless to say, Anon, we get along quite well now, but there was a time for a while that we didn’t, particularly Mr. Granger and me.
Somehow - however miraculous it may be - I’ve kept Hermione happy, and that’s what was ultimately most important to her parents, and understandably so.
Pictured: Severus and Hermione at home // Artist: zara888
We apologize for the untimely response to some of the owls we’ve received and have yet to answer. We haven’t forgotten your questions, we promise!
Severus and I have both been feeling unwell, which has kept us from keeping up with our owlery. We’re hoping to get back to regularly updating this blog very soon, however, as we have so much content to share with you! We’d very much like to be more active here in the future, including posting regular personal photographs from our family collection and entries about our daily happenings again. This is our goal, and we hope to get started shortly.
As always, our Ask Box is open to receive your comments and questions (even if Severus may personally gripe about them!)
Thank you for following us. We appreciate every one of you, and we promise to resume answering your owls within the next day or two.
Pictured: A tired, sleepy Severus // Artist: Bodler
It looks like someone’s been working a little too hard this evening; so hard that he’s fallen asleep at his desk and didn’t even hear me come in.
And here, I’d been wondering what was keeping Severus in his Potions lab. I don’t think I’ll wake him for the time being.
Severus Snape relaxes at Spinner’s End
The setting here is actually very similar to our reading room now in Bibury. Occasionally you’ll also find my husband lounging in a jumper and slacks, but that’s a bit of a rarity. Severus has worn his frock coat and robes so long that, I suppose, it’s a tough habit to break.
Not that I’m complaining. I’m rather fond of those buttons in particular.
Pictured: Hermione and Severus relaxing at home // Artist: Unknown
Oh, did none of you hear me smack him on the arm with my thick book earlier? I believe Severus was nursing that arm for quite a bit, weren’t you, love?
Hermione are you going to let him get away with the nagging wife comment?
I wasn’t saying anything that wasn’t true! You do have a tendency to nag, Hermione.
Perhaps another smacking is in order?
You wouldn’t dare…
Pictured: A couple’s portrait - Hermione and Severus // Artist: Unknown
Wool for me, velvet for the wife.
Winter. I despise being overheated and uncomfortable.
A long sleep. I don’t have time for naps, not when I was a spy, nor now with four children and a nagging wife.
Breakfast. It’s a meal I never skip.
(Yet, my husband still manages to sneak in a nap or two!)
Red, of course! I am a Gryffindor after all.
Curly, for sure!
Hmm, I do have a fondness for a certain wizard who dresses in black, has black hair, and black eyes, so I should probably choose black.
Roses. Yellow roses are my favorite!
Definitely hardback. Books should be treasured and treated with care and respect. Paperbacks are so easily bent and contorted. I don’t like it at all.
Fiction! I love escaping into another world for a while. It’s such a joy.
Thank you for such interesting questions! These were fun to answer.
Pictured: A sleepy Severus and Hermione // Artist: Saori
Well, tomorrow’s the start of another week. The weekends always go so quickly.
Severus and I are knackered, so we bid you all a good night and a pleasant start to your work weeks!
Anonymous ASKED: |
Hello to our lovely couple. I have realized that the British use different pet names for their lovers than us Americans; so out of curiosity what are your favorite pet names for each other?
Pictured: A contented Severus and Hermione // Artist: Lumos
Severus and I don’t necessarily have pet names for one another, unless “love” or “sod” or “git” - all in good fun! - count as such.
I suppose we’re not very exciting in that regard. Then again, I don’t think Severus would let me get away with calling him “sweetie pie.”
You’re damn right, I wouldn’t!
However, I disagree, my dear, on one count. We may not be exciting with pet names, but we are rather exciting in other respects, are we not?
Silence, you scoundrel! Don’t you dare breathe a word!
Anonymous ASKED: |
Snape, Snape, Severus Snape...
Pictured: An unamused Seerus Snape // Artwork: Snape is not amused by Kriegswaffle
Yes, Anon. That is my name. Congratulations.