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Xamot and Tomax both served in the Foreign Legion before becoming successful mercenaries. A near fatal gun fight gave Xamot the scar on his face causing them both to leave the battlefield. They went to Zurich where they became financial geniuses. However, international finance was too unpredictable and tedious for his controlling nature. They eventually met Cobra Commander and he put the in charge of the Crimson Guard.
Tomax and Xamot Paoli are the founders and CEOs of Extensive Enterprises, one of the many business fronts for the highly secretive criminal terrorist organization known Cobra. The brothers are identical twins, only distinguishable by Xamot’s dyed black hair and the vertical scar under his right eye. It is highly rumored that the brothers often switch places with other, using make up and a wig to complete the façade.