Guy Gardener wrote:
We were led to believe at that after Cold Front that we were viewing an alternate timeline from where none of the previous series and movies would ever manifest.
Kathryn Janeway might never have been born because Johnny Archer lived!
It's possible that Enterprise wasn't supposed to blow up in the original timeline but some previous event which was changed by the Future Guy faction of the TCW lead to the incident as an unexpected consequence. Maybe Silik was just putting right what once went wrong...