The diminutive brothers Pico and Nyko
Halfghanaghan where born in Sparta, Greece. Pico became involved with the time-traveling arms dealer Tolliver
(Tyler Dayspring) and at some point he became Tolliver's right-hand man. Pico was responsible for guarding the mutant mercenary Domino
(Neena Thurman), for more than a year, while the shape-shifter Copycat]] (Vanessa Carlyle impersonated Domino as a ploy to get close to her boss Cable
(Nathan Summers) for Tolliver. Pico was eventually discovered by Cable and Copycat in a Sardinian Villa torturing Domino with an electric whip. When Pico confronted the interlopers Cable, unceremoniously shoot him in the head; Tolliver and Copycat's ex-boyfriend Deadpool (Wade Wilson), arrived moments later and in the ensuing conflict Pico was left for dead. Clinging hopelessly to his life, he was saved by Donald Pierce
, who turned him into a cyborg.