• Seeking adventure, and escaping her strict Baptist upbringing in Kentucky, Tyler is taking an extended break from her travels on the island of Manutaki. Having run out of money, she has taken a job at the Vaipiti owned Blue Reef bar, working alongside fellow traveler, Dries. Tyler’s good-time-girl image is intriguingly at odds with her regular attendance at the local church and seeming intimacy with Pastor Calcott. Her casual attitude towards her fling with Kyle belies her true feelings for him.