He was stationed in Philadelphia. When Tourette reported what was happening in Woodwicke to the Directory, Raphael was dispatched to deal with it. When he encountered the Seventh Doctor, he believed he had found the source of the problems in Woodwicke and tried to kill him.
However, the return of the Carnival Queen to the rational universe distracted Raphael long enough for the Doctor to escape. The rain resulting from the Queen's arrival transformed a number of townspeople, as well as Raphael. When the Queen was banished again, Raphael was found and taken to the Crow Gallery, where he was kept in the lowest level for the rest of his life. (PROSE: Christmas on a Rational Planet)