Originally Posted by TruerToTheCore
I've had my problems with starting with Kryptonian villains. Considering the destruction it's one of those stories were the main message is, "Earth is better off without Superman" because no Superman no invasion.
So they should have included something like the bad guys would have come to Earth anyway.
They did. Zod was going to all the old outposts including the one on earth. He just didn't get to it yet. Clark activating the ship sped up the process but it was bound to happen anyway.