Some of you may be cackling with glee.
So, I'll make it easier by providing links to information about the topics themselves. Who to partner with? You'll have to figure that bit out on your own!
Intersubjectivity - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intersubjectivity
Shibusa - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shibui#Defining_shibui_or_shibusa
Rapture of the Deep - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitrogen_narcosis
Captcha the flag - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAPTCHA
When it comes to writing and creative projects, people are often called upon to work together closely with someone else. The process of writing for publication itself is often a collaborative effort involving a lot of give and take.
You've had 19 Weeks now to get your feet settled and get to know the people you are competing with, it should be interesting to see how you figure out this next step.