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This was posted last night...this is canon GARlock Route. Basically what the writer is getting at is that Simon would have walked the path of the Simon we see in the first scene if he had never found Nia in the box.

http://www.fanfiction.net/s/4138412/1/Sound_of_Pulling_Heaven_Down

So yourself a favor and read through it. It's pretty decently written.