In the very first episode of LOST, we see Gary Troup sucked into an engine and killed. Later in the show Sawyer is reading the only copy of this book, which is simply the manuscript not yet published and in raw form. Jack then threw the manuscript in a fire to get Sawyer to do something he wanted.

We all know, however, that this book WAS published. It's in the stores! The S6 promos i've seen, as well as this little idea, seem to indicate that at the end of S5 the time line was changed. 815 lands, Troup gets his book published, Hurley sells chicken, Oceanic has a perfect safety record, Kate goes to jail (or escapes again), and...

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