''[[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/8393262/1/Heir Heir]]'' by [[http://www.fanfiction.net/u/2256653/Na-hiel Na'hiel]] is a ''[[Franchise/HarryPotter Harry Potter]]'' [[AlternateUniverseFic AU]] and SlashFic.

When Harry was five he lived in a Hell he could not escape. [[AbusiveParents A Hell called Privet Drive.]] That's when he met his [[OnlyFriend best friend]]- [[NotSoImaginaryFriend a voice in his head that only he could hear.]]

[[OhCrap Harry calls him Tom...]]

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!! ''Heir'' provides examples of:
* AbusiveParents: The Dursleys to Harry and [[spoiler: Lucius Malfoy to Draco.]]
* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Ginny to Ron.
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler: Vernon Dursley, Gilderoy Lockhart]]
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: Tom expresses regret that he's corrupted Harry.]]
* BigBrotherBully: All of Ron's brothers [[spoiler: after Ron is sorted into Slytherin]].
* BitchInSheepsClothing: Dumbledore pretends to be a kindly old man.
* BlackAndWhiteInsanity: Dumbledore suffers from this.
* BlackSheep: Ron has been shunned by his family ever since [[spoiler: he was sorted into Slytherin and worse, committed the cardinal sin of befriending a Malfoy.]]
* BullyingADragon: The Dursleys to Harry.
* TheChessmaster: Dumbledore, Tom, Voldemort, Snape, Harry, and ([[SmartPeoplePlayChess perhaps unsurprisingly]]) Ron is shaping up to be one as well.
* ClingyJealousGirl: Ginny for Harry.
* CoolPet: Ron's owl, Xochiquetzal. Harry's cat, Minerva. Also the Basilisk.
* CuteAndPsycho: Harry.
* DatingWhatDaddyHates: Ron's family are upset when they learn he's accepted a formal courtship with an anonymous party in Slytherin House. From the hints his suitor has dropped and the gifts he's received Ron guesses that his suitor is an older male pureblood of higher status.
* DespairEventHorizon: At the beginning of the story, [[spoiler: Harry was suffering so much at Privet Drive that he awoke the Horcrux.]]
* DisproportionateRetribution: [[spoiler: Voldemort hates muggles because he was picked on at the orphanage and they killed his baby snake. Voldemort tracked down his childhood tormenter years later and killed her child.]]
* EnforcedColdWar: [[spoiler: Harry and Sirius after Harry [[TheReveal reveals]] to Sirius that he's Dark. Sirius doesn't support the dark side but he won't betray his Godson.]]
* EnigmaticMinion: Mordred
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Tom is ''disgusted'' by Vernon Dursley. Also OriginalCharacter Lethfyren Malfoy, a Mind Healer of shady repute that Voldemort hires (and who Tom calls "a monster") will NOT [[WouldntHurtAChild "do kids."]] Voldemort himself is strongly against his followers abusing their children though he seemingly has no problems killing them, since he was quite happy to kill at least two children before the events of the story. But then Voldie has a soft spot in his cold black heart for [[MoralMyopia wizarding children-not muggle children.]]
* EverybodyKnewAlready: Harry, Tom, and Draco aren't as careful as they think. [[spoiler: Ron, Blaise and perhaps half of Slytherin house knows that Harry is the Heir but have so far kept quiet.]]
* EvilMentor: While Tom plays TheCorrupter for Harry, Harry acts as Tom's MoralityPet to the point that when they meet Voldemort both Tom and Voldemort are surprised by how much they've changed.
* ExactEavesdropping: This is how Ron learns [[spoiler: what Dumbledore's plans for him are and how he learns Harry's secret about "Tom."]]
* [[FallenPrincess Fallen Prince]]: Draco gets a lot of crap for hanging out with the Boy-Who-Lived and a Weasley especially from his father.
* FeudingFamilies: The Malfoys and the Weasleys. There is much discord when [[spoiler: [[TrueCompanions Draco and Ron become fast friends through Harry.]]]]
* FreudianExcuse: Harry's abuse at the hands of the Dursley's is most definitely NOT PlayedForLaughs. Also [[spoiler: Draco is regularly tortured by his father with the cruciatus curse.]] And [[spoiler: Tom had a [[BreakTheCutie psychotic break]] when the other kids [[OrphanageOfFear at the orphanage]] killed his baby snake in front of him.]]
* GirlPosse: [[spoiler: One tormented the young Tom Riddle at the orphanage.]]
* GlowingEyesOfDoom: Harry gets red glowing eyes when Tom takes control.
* GreyAndGrayMorality: While they are still called the light side and the dark side both sides are comprised of [[WellIntentionedExtremist Well-Intentioned Extremists]] who are NotSoDifferent after all.
* GoodThingYouCanHeal: Vernon quickly learns that baby Harry heals very fast and so takes the opportunity to beat him even more.
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: After Voldemort tasks Harry and Tom with running distraction duty at Hogwarts by setting the Basilisk loose on the student body they had originally picked the muggle-born Hermione Granger to be one of their first victims, but after a week of stalking Hermione, Harry and Tom realize how ''brilliant'' she is and [[YouWillBeSpared decide to choose a different target.]] When Harry and Tom give their report at the next Death Eater meeting and explain why they switched targets this even get ''Voldemort'' thinking that maybe he was wrong about Muggle-borns.]]
* IllKillYou: [[spoiler: Young Tom Riddle after the other [[KidsAreCruel kids]] at [[OrphanageOfFear the orphanage]] killed his baby snake.]]
* IronicEcho: "It ain't healthy, the way you would hide in the corner and hiss at that little thing."
* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: Or rather Kick The Snake. The [[KidsAreCruel kids]] at the OrphanageOfFear Tom Riddle attended.]]
* KickTheSonOfABitch: [[spoiler: [[TooDumbToLive When Vernon shoves a shotgun in Harry's face]] Tom takes control and kills him.]]
* TheKidWithTheLeash: Harry is this to Tom.
* KidsAreCruel: [[spoiler: This is Tom's FreudianExcuse.]]
* LightIsNotGood: Dumbledore, Leader of the Light, has no problem with placing a child in an abusive household, using kids as pawns, or arranging for the deaths of his students.
* LimaSyndrome: Tom for Harry
* LivingWithTheVillain: Dark!Harry attends Hogwarts with the Light wizards and spies for Voldemort. It helps that no one wants to believe that the boy-who-lived could go dark.
* LonelyRichKid: Draco
* LoveLetterLunacy: Ron has a secret admirer somewhere within Slytherin House.
* LoveMartyr: Platonic examples. [[spoiler: Draco for his abusive father. Also Sirius-he'll support his Godson no matter what.]]
* ManipulativeBastard: Tom, Harry, and Dumbledore.
* MayDecemberRomance: [[spoiler: Snape and Voldemort.]]
* MeaningfulName: Xochiquetzal
* MoralityChain: An InvokedTrope, Voldemort worries about what kind of monster he might become without Severus.
* MoralityPet: Harry and Snape to Voldemort. Also Hermione in a round-about way. Sirius to Harry.
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[OriginalCharacter Lethfyren Malfoy]]
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: [[spoiler: Dumbledore believes that if he just murders Draco and [[MakeItLookLikeAnAccident makes it look like an accident]] then [[WhatAnIdiot Harry and Ron will automatically fall back in line with the Light.]]]]
* NoHoldsBarredBeatdown: The Vernon Dursley regularly did this to Harry in his infancy.
* NonLethalWarfare: [[spoiler: Voldemort wants the Chamber of Secrets open but (on [[PapaWolf Tom's]] insistence that Harry not be forced to kill) Voldemort gives Harry strict orders to use the Basilisk to only petrify and not kill any students.]]
* NotSoImaginaryFriend: Tom for Harry
* OnlyFriend: Tom was this for Harry before Hogwarts.
* OrphanageOfFear: [[spoiler: Tom was raised in one.]]
* PapaWolf: Tom for Harry.
* ParentalSubstitute: Tom for Harry. Tom essentially raised him and taught him how to survive and defend himself. Also Sirius for both Harry and Draco.
* ProgressivelyPrettier: Voldemort. [[spoiler: After taking the philosopher's stone he's no longer a snake-face and he gets back his youth and {{Bishonen}} good looks.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: [[spoiler: Sirius to Harry and Draco]].
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Harry gets red glowing eyes when Tom takes control.
* RightHandCat: Harry's cat, [[WeNamedTheMonkeyJack Minerva]].
* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: [[spoiler: Tom Riddle's war against the muggle world really started when he was a child and a posse of muggle girls killed his snake.]]
* SlashFic: It's (pretty!)Voldemort/Snape and it will be Harry/Draco when they're older. Also Ron believes his secret admirer is male... [[spoiler: and it's strongly implied that his admirer is [[HoYay Blaise]].]]
* SlowlySlippingIntoEvil: Harry
* SocialServicesDoesNotExist: Not for Harry and [[spoiler: definitely not in pureblood society.]]
* [[SomeCallMeTim Some Call Me Tom]]
* SplitPersonalityMerge: [[spoiler: Tom is slowly merging with Harry.]]
* SpoiledBrat: Draco, Ginny.
* StalkerWithACrush: Ron has one. Also Ginny ''is'' one to Harry.
* StalkerWithoutACrush: Harry and Tom for Hermione. [[spoiler: They begin stalking her to learn her schedule so they can sic the basilisk on her but soon become ''intrigued'' with her instead.]]
* StalkingIsLove: After receiving gifts from his anonymous suitor Ron feels comforted that at least someone out there likes him.
* StartOfDarkness: [[spoiler: Tom's is the bullying he endured at the orphanage and the final straw is when they killed his pet snake, Harry's is the horrific abuse he suffered at the hands of the Dursleys.]]
* StockholmSyndrome: From the offset Tom is completely honest that he killed Harry's real parents. He still becomes Harry's father figure and OnlyFriend.
* SymbioticPossession: Harry with Tom.
* SuperPoweredEvilSide: Tom for Harry.
* TautologicalTemplar: As far as Dumbledore is concerned he's good and therefore all his actions are good by default. [[BlackAndWhiteInsanity All the "light families" are inherently good and all "dark families" are the cause of all problems]] and if a member of a "dark family" happens to be a victim [[{{UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming}} they must have deserved it.]]
* ThenLetMeBeEvil: The Dursleys always told Harry he was a freak and a monster. Harry figures he might as well live up to his reputation.
* TokenGoodTeammate: [[spoiler: Sirius Black.]]
* TrainingFromHell: Harry when Tom is teaching him magic. Later subverted, [[spoiler: Lucius claims that he tortures Draco in order to make him strong [[CureYourGays and teach him how to be a man]]. Draco eventually comes to realize that Harry was right—his father does not really have his best interests at heart and is just hurting him for the sake of hurting him.]]
* TransparentCloset: Draco is the trio's resident expert on clothes. Also Harry and Draco share an awkward bro-hug.
* TrueCompanions: [[spoiler: Harry, Draco, and Ron.]]
* UnholyMatrimony: Voldemort and Snape
* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler: Ron learns that Dumbledore was using him to try and keep Harry on the straight and narrow.]]
* VillainProtagonist: Harry and company.
* WeNamedTheMonkeyJack: Harry gets a cat. In a completely innocent coincidence Harry names his cat Minerva.
* WhosLaughingNow: With Tom's help Harry truly gives the Dursley's a reason to fear him.
* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Harry -- the severe abuse he receives from the Dursleys (along with the goading from the Tom Riddle horcrux in his head) pushes him over the edge. Also Tom Riddle / Voldemort is one because it's implied he had a psychotic break back when he was a boy attending an OrphanageOfFear when a girl posse killed his baby snake [[WholePlotReference in front of him]] [[XMeetsY ala]] ''Manga/ElfenLied''.
* WorthyOpponent: Hermione to Harry and Tom [[UnknownRival though they never actually fought and she never actually met them]].
* XMeetsY: ''Franchise/HarryPotter'' meets YaoiGenre meets ''Manga/ElfenLied''.
* YaoiGuys: Voldemort and Snape
* YouRemindMeOfX: When dramatically leaving the room Harry wonders if [[spoiler: Sirius]] has been taking lessons from Professor Snape.
* YouWillBeSpared: As mentioned above [[spoiler: Harry and Tom are so impressed with Hermione that they decide to spare her.]]