I realise this comment is probably an exercise in pedantry, but as Latin is an exact language, I feel justified in raising it. :wink:
Since his hope is becoming very small, let him confess that he commanded those two men not to do it.
Cum fiat spes illius minima, fateatur se imeravisse istis duobus ne id facerent.
First of all let me agree that the answer is ...