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"Four Christmases" is a short story by Squibstress. Through Christmas-Day vignettes, the story reveals how Severus Snape learns Occlumency from Minerva McGonagall, who has reason to hate him.

The story was written as a gift to Harry Potter fanfiction writer Kelly Chambliss during the 2012 "HoggywartyXmas" fest on LiveJournal.

It was a featured story on "".


Minerva attempts to teach Severus Occlumency and perhaps something more. This is not a happy Christmas story.

Canon characters

Original characters

  • Matthew McKinnon


"Four Christmases"

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