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I made a puzzle, but it's probably bad¯\ _(ツ)_ /¯. Here goes. (CRINGY POEM WARNING)

The fallen leader spread a plague that turned people into the undead.

He got tricked by Xavier Fisher, who took all his gold.

Right as he gave his last breath, he said, search, seek and destroy.

Everynight and everyday people scoured the land,

Except they never found Xavier and now it's up to you.

The clues in the poem are minimalized because my brain isn't big.

Clue 1

The title suggests where

Clue 2 (pretty obvious)

Xavier Fisher has two letters encrypted

Clue 3

In the first line, what do the people do now?

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    $\begingroup$ Welcome to Puzzling Stack Exchange! $\endgroup$ – QuantumTwinkie Jul 15 at 19:38
  • $\begingroup$ Search, seek and destroy could reference the song Seek and Destroy by Metallica. Seek and Destroy is also the sub-title to a walking dead book. $\endgroup$ – Daniel C Jul 21 at 16:13
  • $\begingroup$ rot13(Gel ybbxvat zber ng Zrgnyyvpn guna gur fbat. Gur fbat vf whfg gurer gb uvag ng vg.) $\endgroup$ – TruVortex_07 Jul 21 at 16:17
  • $\begingroup$ I don't know if it's coincidential or not, but I found out that rot13(gur svefg yrggref bs rnpu yvar fcryy bhg GUERR). $\endgroup$ – Ewasted Jul 22 at 7:36
  • $\begingroup$ rot13(lrf, vg jnf vagraqrq nf na npebfgvp ohg v gubhtug chggvat gung gnt jbhyq or n ovg boivbhf) $\endgroup$ – TruVortex_07 Jul 22 at 13:07
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I think is answer is

Xavier escaped with a boat/ship.



Piecing it together:

He got tricked by Xavier Fisher, who took all his gold.

People will sometimes have their profession like their last name, like Ryan Baker, so Xavier Fisher suggests that Xavier is a fisherman.

Everynight and everyday people scoured the land

They did not check the sea.

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  • $\begingroup$ this is a great answer but not what i had in mind. keep trying though! $\endgroup$ – TruVortex_07 Jul 21 at 16:15
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Before you read my solution, I want to say that it's my first time solving any riddle. I don't know how rambling my thoughts are. Even thought there are many clues I couldn't relate to anything (like the third one), I wanted to give it a try.

It's also my first time here, so I don't know what's the etiquette for answering. I do not intend to disrespect the ones that commented and didn't posted any answers by rushing with a silly answer. I am sorry if I had to be more sure before answering.


Right as he gave his last breath, he said, search, seek and destroy.

I Google searched "Seek and Destroy" which is a Metallica's song. (Daniel C. comment)

The gold is

Master of Puppets, third Metallica's album.

The acrostic you made (pointed out in Ewasted's comment) reads "Three". Master of Puppets was Metallica's third album. It was the band's first gold album.

The fallen leader spread a plague that turned people into the undead.

This could be a reference to the album's cover: tombstones being pulled by strings (the fallen leader being the puppet master).

He got tricked by Xavier Fisher, who took all his gold.

You said "Xavier Fisher" encripted tow letters: Xavier and Fisher both end by "ER", which could stand for Elektra Records, the record label that owns (stole?) this album.

Finnally,

as you suggsted in you first clue, Xavier is where the gold is. What's next feels extremelly forced to say so it must be wrong, but I couldn't think of anything better. The gold is on the National Recording Registry (it seemed a distinctive place for a music album to be). Xavier must be there?

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  • $\begingroup$ this is another great answer but the place is physical $\endgroup$ – TruVortex_07 Aug 7 at 16:49

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