At least, once she recovered from her shock.
“When Alan (Ball, the series creator) first told me, I just freaked out,” the actress recalls, laughing. “While we were setting up to do another take, he just pulled me into a corner and said, ‘Hey, we're really excited about something, and I hope you will be, too. Tara's going to be turned.' And I was like, ‘What? That doesn't mean that I'm dying, does it?'”Once Wesley realized that Tara was, indeed, coming back as a main player, she began to get excited by the possibilities, especially given that Tara's maker was going to be Pam, a fan favorite who gets to wear outrageously sexy costumes and indulge in some over-the-top behavior, even by vampire standards.