Somehow no one noticed he was missing. Ten years they had supposed he was safe with his relatives, and it's not until the owls come back with the letters still attached that anyone looks. They search England, yet no sign can be found. Ten years ago, Harry Potter disappeared from the doorstep and no one’s seen him since.
In 1941, Tom Riddle waits out the air raid in a small shelter, cramped in with numerous wailing muggles, expression a mask of indifference set in stone and if it's the tingle of powerful, untrained magic which interests him, it’s the green eyes that might keep him.
And Harry, however, never would have guessed his prince charming was the villain of his fairytale.
Harry’s in his first year when the see’s the shaggy black haired man for the first time. The Mirror of Erised, displaying his deepest desire. Thus it is no surprise that his parents smile back at him. However the unrecognisable man that reaches forward to ruffle his hair with a look of pride and familiar love, he doesn't know his name.
From that point onward, Harry convinced this man care for him. Unquestionably. Undoubtedly.